Admission Requirements

Applicants for admission to the Gerontological Services program must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.

Application Requirements

  • 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.

Application Deadlines

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.

Questions regarding the application process:
Telephone: 610-660-3131

Please submit supplemental documents to:

Office of Graduate Operations
Saint Joseph's University
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Telephone: 610-660-1101