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Gerontology

Program Requirements: Master of Arts

Areas of study for the Master of Arts in Gerontology include Long-Term Care Administration, Program Administration, and Aging Studies.

Requirements for a degree in Gerontology with a specialization in Long-Term Care Administration are:

for a total of 36 hours for the degree.

Students in this specialization must complete the state required Administrator in Training (AIT) for their Gerontology 5090 Internship.

Six (6) hours of gerontology electives will be substituted for Gerontology 5090 if a student already possesses the Nursing Home Administrator's license.

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 take an additional six (6) hours of Gerontology electives.

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 take an additional six hours of Gerontology or free electives.

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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