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Gerontology

Director: Rona Karasik
Graduate Coordinator:  Phyllis Greenberg
Address: 312 Brown Hall
Phone: 320.308.3156
Email: gerontology@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/gerontology

MS in Gerontology (36 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75

Notes

  • All plans require a minimum of 3 credits in GERO 644 Internship.
  • A grade of B or higher in all GERO courses is required.
  • A student completing the Plan B2 Comprehensive Examination option must achieve a minimum exam score of 80%.
  • GRE is not required.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 36
Core: 9 credits. GERO 620, GERO 630, GERO 644.
Electives: 15 credits: GERO 505, GERO 511, GERO 515, GERO 518, GERO 520, GERO 525, GERO 530, GERO 535, GERO 540, GERO 565, GERO 570. Other electives may be taken with permission of graduate advisor.
Research: 12 credits: GERO 650, GERO 699 (6 credits taken in 3 credit increments), CPSY 678.

PLAN B


Option(s):
  • Starred Paper(s)
  • Comprehensive Exam

Credits: 36
Core: 9 credits: GERO 620, GERO 630, GERO 644. Plan B1 Starred Paper and Plan B2 Comprehensive Exam both require the credits listed.
Electives: 21 credits: selected from the following: GERO 505, GERO 511, GERO 515, GERO 518, GERO 520, GERO 525, GERO 530, GERO 535, GERO 540, GERO 565, GERO 570. Plan B1 Starred Paper and Plan B2 Comprehensive Exam both select from the credits listed.
Research: 6 credits: Plan B1 Starred Paper: GERO 650 and 3 credits of GERO 697. Plan B2 Comprehensive Exam: GERO 650 and GERO 695.



Certificate in Gerontology Certificate (18-21 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • Must have a bachelor's degree.

Notes

  • A grade of B or higher in all GERO courses.
  • Must have a bachelor's degree.

Program Requirements

6 credits: GERO 620, GERO 630

Electives

12-15 credits: GERO 505, GERO 511, GERO 515, GERO 518, GERO 520, GERO 525, GERO 530, GERO 535, GERO 540, GERO 565, GERO 570, GERO 644, GERO 650. Other electives may be approved with permission of graduate advisor.





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