Applicants for admission to the Gerontological Services program must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
- A completed Saint Joseph’s University Graduate application.
- Official sealed transcript(s) of undergraduate/graduate coursework.
- Personal statement- a 500 word statement of intention outlining the candidates professional goals and educational objectives
two letters of recommendation.
- $35 application fee.*
- An interview may be required at the discretion of the Program Director.
*The $35 application fee will be waived for all applicants that attend a Graduate Studies Open House and complete the online satisfaction survey or are SJU alums.
Saint Joseph’s University operates on a rolling admissions basis for graduate applications. This means that documents can be submitted to the Office of Graduate Operations at any time throughout the year for admission consideration.
International students should visit the International Graduate Applicant page for additional admission requirements.
Office of Graduate Operations
Saint Joseph's University
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131