6 Master Degrees in Geriatric Medicine 2020

A master’s degree is an advanced degree that is completed after completing undergraduate study. This degree level is for those who wish to advance their careers. A master’s degree generally takes two years to complete and must be earned before obtaining a doctorate degree. What is a Master in Age Care? This degree is more often referred to as a degree in aged care or geriatrics. The pr… Read more

A master’s degree is an advanced degree that is completed after completing undergraduate study. This degree level is for those who wish to advance their careers. A master’s degree generally takes two years to complete and must be earned before obtaining a doctorate degree.

What is a Master in Age Care? This degree is more often referred to as a degree in aged care or geriatrics. The program’s focus is to prepare students to work with older patients in a health care setting. The program may be taken by nurses to specialize in geriatric care or by individuals who wish to work in other areas of health care involving older patients. The program coursework often focuses on topics like loss and grief, healthy aging, ageist stereotyping and end-of-life services. Programs also tent to focus on theory, research and ethics in the area of aged care with a concentration on looking at making care better and addressing current issues in the field.

The benefits of completing this degree program are that graduates can be more capable of providing higher level care to geriatric patients. The coursework learned in the program usually provides graduates with skills to improve the quality of life for their patients and increase awareness in the community of issues in geriatric care.

While it generally takes two years to complete this program, this can vary, which impacts program cost. Contacting the school where you wish to enroll is the best way to discover financial obligations.

A graduate of an age care program is often able to work in a variety of areas. If the person is already working in health care, they may now be prepared to specialize in geriatrics. The program might also prepare graduates to work in administration where they are able to improve services and create opportunities for additional aged care services. Careers may be found in health care, policy development and human and social services.

As the world’s population continues to age, there is a huge need for more people working in age care services. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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UPSAT
Tunis, Tunisia

This Master's degree offers to the licensees in: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Education, Psychomotricity, Special Education, Clinical Psychology or Nutrition ... Read more

This Master's degree offers to the licensees in: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Education, Psychomotricity, Special Education, Clinical Psychology or Nutrition the possibility of continuing and deepening their scientific knowledge and expertise in adapted physical activity, therapeutic education, prevention and Accompanying the elderly and disabled? Read less
Master
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
30 November 2020
French
Campus
 
Universidade da Coruña
A Coruña, Spain + 9 More

This master's degree focuses as a postgraduate degree very useful for all university students wishing to work in the field of clinical or social gerontology, particularly grad ... Read more

This master's degree focuses as a postgraduate degree very useful for all university students wishing to work in the field of clinical or social gerontology, particularly graduates of the Health Sciences (medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, speech therapy, psychology .. .) And Social Sciences (social work, labor relations, psychopedagogy, sociology ...), from a professional point of view as well as academic and researcher through the completion of a doctoral thesis. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
3 semesters
Spanish
Campus
 
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Barcelona, Spain + 1 More

The proposed training methodology added to the clarity, breadth and didactics of content design, allows the Master in Gerontology to be directed to professionals licensed in P ... Read more

The proposed training methodology added to the clarity, breadth and didactics of content design, allows the Master in Gerontology to be directed to professionals licensed in Psychology, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Sociology, Physiotherapy, Kinesiologists, Sociocultural Animators, Economy and Law Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Part-time
6 months
English
Online
 
Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE
Madrid, Spain

Suitable training for health care professionals is vital to guarantee quality palliative care. Therefore, the aim of the Master's Degree in Palliative Care is to ensure that p ... Read more

Suitable training for health care professionals is vital to guarantee quality palliative care. Therefore, the aim of the Master's Degree in Palliative Care is to ensure that participants acquire the necessary knowledge to enable them to offer comprehensive, continuous, and personalized attention in physical, emotional, social, and spiritual aspects to terminally ill patients and their families, promoting autonomy and respecting the patient's dignity. The Master's Degree offered is aimed at professional specialization and encouraging initiation in research tasks. Read less
Master
02 October 2020
Full-time
27 September 2017
Spanish
Campus
 
Formación Alcalá
Jaén, Spain

Number of hours and credits: 1000 hours and 40 ECTS

Number of hours and credits: 1000 hours and 40 ECTS Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Part-time
6 months
Spanish
Online
 
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Tarragona, Spain

In his professional guidance, the master has applied based on knowledge and expertise character which students access through a methodology that encourages reflection and crit ... Read more

In his professional guidance, the master has applied based on knowledge and expertise character which students access through a methodology that encourages reflection and critical and creative ability ... Read less
Master
October 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
15 May 2020
Spanish, Catalan
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online