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Geriatric Nursing Schools in Massachusetts

8 Geriatric Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Geriatric Nursing is the 16th most popular major out of a total 20 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Geriatric Nursing Majors in Massachusetts

Geriatric Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a geriatric nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Geriatric Nursing Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of geriatric nursing majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 37.5%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 12.5%
Geriatric Nursing Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geriatric Nursing Grads in Massachusetts

There are 88,550 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in geriatric nursing jobs.

Geriatric Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Geriatric Nursing Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, geriatric nursing grads earn an average of $92,140. Nationwide, they make an average of $81,350.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Massachusetts that offer geriatric nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,989 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.75 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid.


Boston College

Chestnut Hill
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
14,747 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 56% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.04 years to graduate.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
18,352 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 59% of the teachers are full time.

Geriatric Nursing Careers in MA

Some of the careers geriatric nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 28% $119,420
Nursing Instructors and Professors 27% $79,710
Registered Nurses 13% $86,860

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to geriatric nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Registered Nursing 4,688
Family Practice Nursing 736
Nursing Science 325
Nursing Practice 303
Nursing Research & Other 178
Adult Health Nursing 78
Nursing Education 56
Nursing Administration 55

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