Master’s programs in Family Studies and Gerontology

Meet some of our graduates of the Master’s program in Family Studies and Gerontology at the Mount.

Meet our Students and Alumnae

Learn more about why they chose graduate studies in Family Studies and Gerontology at the Mount.

Stephanie Bennett and Nancy Stoddard

are members of the first graduating class of Master of Family Studies and Gerontology students. Read more


Carol Ann Brennan, Executive Director of the Regional Residential Services Society:

“I returned to MSVU as an adult learner eighteen years into my career. I had been working with older adults with developmental disabilities and their families, and recognized that this program would offer a meaningful opportunity to focus research on subject matter directly related to my professional career path.”
See what else Carol Ann has to say about the MA FSGN program »



Monique Mullins-Roberts, MHE, Community Health Board Coordinator:

“The course work and content continuously inspired me to do more. During this time, I also felt especially supported in my learning as I was able to have a close working relationship with truly dedicated professors.”
Discover what Monique gained during her studies »



Sacha Nadeau

is making important research easily accessible and understandable to people outside of the research community. Find out how »





Kaitlin Wynia

“Throughout my MA in Family Studies at MSVU, I was continually encouraged to examine alternative ways of viewing a phenomenon and to question anything that at first seems self-evident. ” Read more here



Sandeep Dhillon

Beginning my masters in Family Studies and Gerontology at Mount Saint Vincent University, I quickly realized the small classroom sizes and the level of engagement I would have with my peers and professors.” Read more here


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Kelly O’Neil

“I returned to studies as a mature student to undertake a master’s degree in Family Studies and Gerontology (FSGN) at MSVU after years of doing community work with people living in poverty.” Read more here