Gerontology M.A.

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Degree Requirements — 33 Credits

See “Gerontology M.A.”.

Degree Requirements

Required Major Credits — 24 hours

GERO 555Grant Development and Administration

3

GERO 560Community Resources for Older Adults

3

GERO 565Management Concepts for Aging Services

3

GERO 625Psychosocial Aspects of Aging

3

GERO 635Social Policies of Aging

3

GERO 640Health Aspects of Gerontology

3

GERO 655Program Planning and Evaluation in Gerontology

3

or

CH 610Program Planning and Evaluation

3

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

or

HRS 610Interpretation and Evaluation of Behavioral Research

3

Program Electives — 9 hours

GERO 692Graduate Internship in Gerontology

1 - 12

or

GERO 694Practicum in Gerontology

1 - 3

HRS 630Human Services Counseling Theories and Techniques

3

HRS 694Supervised Counseling in Human Services

6

GERO 630Intervention Strategies with the Elderly

3

or

GERO 699Thesis

1 - 6

or

Other advisor approved electives (any 500 or 600 level)

3-9

GERO 692: Must take at least 9 credits if choosing this elective

HRS 694: Prerequisite HRS 630

GERO 699: With supervisor approval; must take 6 credits total

Completion and defense of a detailed portfolio that addresses all areas of the master’s program matrix of competencies satisfies the completion of the comprehensive exam.