Master of Arts in Gerontology
The Research Concentration prepares students for a doctoral program in gerontology, sociology, psychology, policy studies, family studies or to study aging in a research organization. Students selecting this concentration will be required to complete a master’s thesis. For more information about thesis requirements, please download the Graduate Handbook. For a list of previous student thesis projects, please click here.
Program Administration Concentration
The Program Administration Concentration prepares students to work in aging services and administration with a focus on program design and management. Master of Arts students in the Program Administration Concentration must complete an approved internship for at least 3 credit hours. Internships are an elective for Master of Arts students in the Research concentration. The internship class is offered in the Spring and Summer semesters each academic year and requires an application. Undergraduate students register for Gerontology 4910 and graduate students register for Gerontology 8910. Internship details are found here.