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Gerontology

Associate of Applied Science
Portland Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Annual In-State Tuition (OR)
$5,220
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$11,295
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Total Credits
90
Annual In-State Tuition (OR)
$5,220
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$11,295
Earn your Gerontology degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Medicine and Healthcare Studies
Healthcare studies educates students on the various components of the American healthcare systems. The healthcare industry must be able to address all of the significant development points of human life, so there are many career paths. In 2019, the healthcare industry added nearly 140,000 jobs to the field, according to Indeed Hiring Lab. As interest in healthcare becomes more specific, students are able to specialize in particular aspects of the healthcare industry. Career options include healthcare administrator, pharmacy technician, nutritionist, and many more.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Oregon Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$116
Credits
45
Annual Tuition Total
$5,220
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$251
Credits
45
Annual Tuition Total
$11,295
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Portland Community College
Established in 1961, Portland Community College is a public community college in Portland, Oregon. It is the largest community college in Oregon.
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Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Founded in 1917, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Its headquarters are in Redmond, Washington.