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Tecnológico de Monterrey

Tecnológico de Monterrey at Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
  • QS World University Rankings
  • QS Stars
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Sociology
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Mar
Residency in Geriatrics (RGE)
Today, in Mexico, there are 420 geriatricians who comply with the requirements demanded by educational and health authorities and a population of almost nine million senior citizens. International recommendations suggest the existence of one geriatrician for every 2,500 senior citizens. The aforementioned figure for Mexico implies the existence of one geriatrician for every 22,000 senior citizens. Additionally, the group of the elderly is expected to grow faster than all other age groups over the next 40 years. Senior citizens show physiological changes and sicknesses with a high demand for human, social and economic resources. Tecnológico de Monterrey assumes the commitment to train Specialists in Geriatrics who have a humanistic vision and highly ethical principles, who are committed to the social, educational and economic development of their communities, who are competent on a world level and who are committed to the sustainable use of natural resources. 

About University

Ranked among the top 200 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2021, the private Mexican university Tecnológico de Monterrey was founded in 1943. It offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and high school programs within the following subject areas;

  • Built environment
  • Creative studies
  • Business
  • Social sciences
  • Engineering
  • Health


Rated five QS stars, Tecnológico de Monterrey achieved full marks in the categories of internationalization, innovation, employability, facilities, and specialist criteria. Read an explanation of the QS Stars rating and what these indicators mean here.    
Tecnológico de Monterrey was ranked 40 in the world for employability in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020, with 94% of its graduates accepting a job offer within a year of graduation. 
With 26 campuses around the country, Tecnológico de Monterrey is home of more than 90,000 students and 9,500 professors. Its main campuses in Monterrey, Mexico City and Guadalajara have state-of-the-art facilities, including swimming pools and high-tech labs. Read about the university’s life campuses here. 
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