The M.S. in Gerontology, offered as an online program, requires 30 credit hours of coursework and an internship or research experience.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
In addition to the application materials required by The Graduate School, applicants must submit a personal essay elaborating on their experience and/or interest in working with older adults.
Degree Program Requirements
Required: 30 credit hours
|Required Core Courses||21|
|Seminar: Critical Issues of Aging|
|Research Methods in Gerontology|
|Health and Aging|
Diversity, Inclusion, and Aging
|Theoretical Foundations of Aging|
|Social Services for the Aging|
|Gerontology Internship or Research Experience II|
Select nine credits under advisement to meet the student's educational objectives