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Gerontology Schools In Maryland

There are 9 accredited gerontology schools in Maryland for faculty who teach gerontology classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in Maryland, and the future trends in gerontology training at the following levels:


  1. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  2. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  3. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  4. University of Maryland-University College

    3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, Maryland 20783-8010

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  5. University of Maryland-Baltimore

    520 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-1627

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  6. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

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  8. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  9. McDaniel College

    2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Maryland 72,180
National 3,420,460

Approximately 2% of the country's gerontology professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Maryland

65,660 67,280 70,410 72,270 72,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, gerontology is a growing field. 6,520 more gerontology professionals were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for gerontology professionals which shows a 10% increase in the number of gerontology professionals working around the nation.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$73,400 $75,430 $81,352 $84,844 $86,334
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to gerontology professionals are growing in Maryland. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $73,400 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $86,334 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Maryland

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This represents a 15% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maryland state, within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid gerontology professionals earn 94% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Maryland


In Maryland, gerontology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maryland


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited gerontology schools in Maryland is decreasing. In 2006 there were 17 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 9 graduates.

Thus there was a 47% percent decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. Most of these graduates, or 46%, earned a undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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The number of gerontology faculty, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in Maryland, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the certificate in gerontology, bachelors degree in gerontology, masters degree in gerontology, and doctoral degree in gerontology levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of gerontology in Maryland. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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