Human Development and Family Science: Gerontology (On Campus), MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2021-2022. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 33

Gerontology
HDFS 5423Research Perspectives in Gerontology3
HDFS 5433Theories of Aging3
HDFS 5493Aging and Diverse Families3
HDFS 5413Aging in Human Development3
HDFS 5483Aging Network Seminar3
Human Development and Family Science
HDFS 5213Lifespan Development3
HDFS 5513Issues in Family Science3
Research Methods and Statistics
HDFS 5173Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation in Human Development and Family Science3
HDFS 5133Research Methods in HDFS II3
Thesis
HDFS 5000Master's Thesis6
Total Hours33

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 33

Gerontology
HDFS 5423Research Perspectives in Gerontology3
HDFS 5433Theories of Aging3
HDFS 5493Aging and Diverse Families3
HDFS 5413Aging in Human Development3
HDFS 5483Aging Network Seminar3
Human Development and Family Science
HDFS 5213Lifespan Development3
HDFS 5513Issues in Family Science3
Research Methods and Statistics
HDFS 5173Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation in Human Development and Family Science3
Approved Elective
Select 3 hours of HDFS or related elective, to be approved by advisor.3
Thesis
HDFS 5160Master's Creative Component6
Total Hours33

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2021-2022 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.