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Pam Evans
Center on Aging
253 Justin Hall
1320 Lovers Lane
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506



Program content for the gerontology master's degree is based on core competencies identified by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. The program requires 36 credit hours, 24 of which should be specific courses with the remainder in elective courses.

Required Courses

  • GERON 775 Perspectives in Gerontology (3 credits)
  • LSHD 845 Adult Development and Aging (3 credits)
  • GERON 777 Public Policy: Economic and Social Impacts on Older Adults (3 credits)
  • GERON 778 Aging in the Family (3 credits)
  • GERON 776 Program Evaluation and Research Methods in Gerontology (3 credits)
  • GERON 779 Professional Seminar in Gerontology (3 credits)
  • FNDH 718 Physical Health and Nutrition in Aging (3 credits)

View the gerontology course matrix and select the “master's” track for required and elective course schedules.

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Degree: Master of Science
College: Health and Human Sciences
Credits: 36
Course delivery: Online

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