Lead Faculty: Dr. Allyson WashburnThe Master of Arts in Gerontology fosters development of the conceptual and clinical foundations necessary to design and provide strengths-based services to our aging population and to develop methods of inquiry and innovative practices to address the evolving needs of aging persons in their communities. The intended enrollees are mid-career professionals who want to increase their proficiency in this area of specialization or who want to re-specialize, having worked in allied fields.
(12 courses; 54 quarter units)
To earn the Master of Arts in Gerontology, students must complete at least 54 quarter units of graduate work, including an integrative project for 9 quarter units. A total of 13.5 quarter units of graduate credit may be granted for equivalent graduate work completed at another institution, as it applies to this degree and provided the units were not used in earning another advanced degree. Refer to the section on graduate admission requirements for specific information regarding application and evaluation.
This program is available online.