Master of Arts in Family Studies and GerontologyMount Saint Vincent University

About this Program

Level: Master of Arts - Family Studies and Gerontology (Thesis)

Discpline: Other Arts and Humanities

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $50.00
Tuition Fee: $12,509.00

Halifax Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed
Jan., 2022 Sep. 1, 2021 open

Program Description

Our graduate programs in Family Studies and Gerontology program will help you develop a deep understanding of the key issues that affect this field: family dynamics and development, or individual and population aging. You can focus your studies on Family Studies or on Gerontology. Family Studies considers individuals and families across the life-course, as well as the programs and policies that affect families. Gerontology focuses on issues related to aging and the challenges that older persons encounters. We welcome international applicants to our graduate programs, and we encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible so that sufficient time is allocated for obtaining a student visa. Please visit our university’s International Education Centre for information about timelines for applying for study permits. Program options: Thesis and non-thesis You can choose from our thesis-based Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology (MA FSGN) program and our applied (course-based) Master of Family Studies and Gerontology (MFSGN) program.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.