Human Development and Family Science: Gerontology (Internet-Based Program), MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Core Courses
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education3
HDFS 5400Professional Seminar in Gerontology3
HDFS 5403Perspectives in Gerontology3
HDFS 5413Adult Development and Aging3
HDFS 5493Aging and Families3
HS 5533Economics of Aging and Public Policy3
HS 5543Environments and Aging3
HS 5633Program Evaluation and Research Methods in Gerontology3
NSCI 5323Nutrition and Physical Activity in Aging3
HS 5240Master’s Creative Component3
Hours Subtotal30
HDFS 5110Directed Study in HDFS (or other designated elective)3
HDFS 5110Directed Study in HDFS (or other designated elective)3
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level