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Gerontology

Program Requirements: Master of Arts

Areas of study for the Master of Arts in Gerontology include Program Administration and Aging Studies.

Requirements for the degree in Gerontology with a specialization in Program Administration are:

for a total of 36 hours for the degree.

Students in this specialization may choose a non-thesis option instead of Gerontology 5099 and complete 6 credits of internship Gerontology 5090.

Persons already employed full-time in an agency providing services to seniors may appeal for a waiver of the thesis/non-thesis requirement and take six additional hours of Gerontology electives.

Requirements for the degree in Gerontology with a specialization in Aging Studies are:

for a total of 36 hours for the degree.

Students in this specialization may choose a non-thesis option instead of Gerontology 5099 and complete 6 credits of internship Gerontology 5090.

Persons who are already employed full-time in an agency providing services to seniors may appeal to the department head for a waiver of the thesis/non-thesis requirement and take six additional hours of Gerontology electives.


 

NOTE: To receive graduate credit for a course designated 'For Undergraduate and Graduates,' a student must be in graduate admission status at the time credit is earned in the course. Credit earned in undergraduate admission status cannot be changed to graduate credit.


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