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Gerontology Schools In Michigan

Michigan has 14 accredited gerontology schools where gerontology faculty who teach gerontology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology training in Michigan, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:


  1. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  2. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  3. Grand Rapids Community College

    143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295

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  4. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  5. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  6. Madonna University

    36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176

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  7. Marygrove College

    8425 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-2599

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  8. Monroe County Community College

    1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Michigan 48161-9746

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  9. Oakland Community College

    2480 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304-2266

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  10. Wayne County Community College District

    801 W Fort St, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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  11. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  12. Baker College of Clinton Township

    34950 Little Mack Ave, Clinton Township, Michigan 48035

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  13. Baker College of Jackson

    2800 Springport Rd, Jackson, Michigan 49202-1290

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  14. University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus

    5480 Corporate Dr Ste 240, Troy, Michigan 48098-2623

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Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Michigan 110,670
National 3,420,460

Approximately 3% of the country's gerontology professionals work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Michigan

105,590 106,400 110,360 109,510 110,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, the field of gerontology is growing. 5,080 more gerontology professionals were working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Michigan, this field has grown by 5% in four years. 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 Michigan

$62,278 $63,086 $64,116 $63,720 $65,476
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to gerontology professionals are growing in Michigan. The mean salary for gerontology professionals in 2006 was $62,278 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,476 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Michigan

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This represents a growth in salaries of 5%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Michigan state, within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid gerontology professionals earn 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Michigan


In Michigan, gerontology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited gerontology schools in Michigan state is also increasing. In 2006, 46 students graduated from gerontology courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 73 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 59%. Most of these graduates, or 55%, earned a undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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