Requirements and Details

Business Administration Concentration

Total Program: 36 semester hours
Core Courses: 12 semester hours
Code Course Title Units
GERO 500 Psychology of Aging 3
GERO 501 Professional Issues in Gerontology 3
GERO 502 Social/Cultural Aspects of Aging 3
GERO 503 Physiology of Aging 3
Concentration

12 semester hours from the following:

Code Course Title Units
BUS 540 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
BUS 567 Service Sector Marketing 3
BUS 585 Strategies in Change Management 3
BUS 635 Managing Financial Resources 3
BUS 655 Designing Effective Organizations 3
BUS 665 Strategic Marketing Management 3
BUS 685 Global Business Management 3
Electives

3 semester hours from the following:

Code Course Title Units
GERO 570 Grant Writing 3
GERO 571 Cognitively Impaired Older Adults 3
GERO 572 Death, Dying, and Bereavement 3
GERO 573 Legal and End-of-Life Issues in Aging 3
GERO 576 Careers in Gerontology 3
GERO 577 Caregiving and Caregiver Resources 3
GERO 578 Spirituality and Aging 3
GERO 579 Aging and Biography 3
GERO 590 Selected Topics in Gerontology 1-3
GERO 599 Independent Study 3
Another approved GERO course 3
Internship and Research Courses: 6 semester hours
Code Course Title Units
GERO 595 Research Methods in Gerontology 3
GERO 598 Internship/Fieldwork 3
Culminating Activity: 3 semester hours
Code Course Title Units
GERO 596 Graduate Seminar 3

Health Services Management Concentration

Prerequisite:

One statistics course prior to GERO 595. (HSM 594 meets this requirement.)

Total Program: 36 semester hours
Core Courses: Same as M.S., Gerontology
Code Course Title Units
GERO 500 Psychology of Aging 3
GERO 501 Professional Issues in Gerontology 3
GERO 502 Social/Cultural Aspects of Aging 3
GERO 503 Physiology of Aging 3
Concentration: 12 semester hours
Code Course Title Units
HSM 500 Managing and Leading in Health Services Organizations, or
HSM 501 Recent Trends and Issues in Health Services 3
HSM 502 Financial and Cost Analysis 3
HSM 503 Healthcare Economics 3
HSM 583 Marketing & Business Development 3
Electives

3 semester hours from the following:

Code Course Title Units
GERO 570 Grant Writing 3
GERO 571 Cognitively Impaired Older Adults 3
GERO 572 Death, Dying, and Bereavement 3
GERO 573 Legal and End-of-Life Issues in Aging 3
GERO 576 Careers in Gerontology 3
GERO 577 Caregiving and Caregiver Resources 3
GERO 578 Spirituality and Aging 3
GERO 579 Aging and Biography 3
GERO 590 Selected Topics in Gerontology 1-3
GERO 599 Independent Study 3
HSM 504 Organizational Communications 3
HSM 520 Strategic Planning and Management in HSOs 3
HSM 540 Legal Issues in HSOs 3
HSM 580 Economics of Managed Care 3
Another approved GERO course 3
Internship and Research Courses: 6 semester hours
Code Course Title Units
GERO 595 Research Methods in Gerontology 3
GERO 598 Internship/Fieldwork 3
Culminating Activity: 3 semester hours
Code Course Title Units
GERO 596 Graduate Seminar 3