Six credits of foundations in statistics/methods (from an approved list and appropriate to research specialization)
Six credits of advanced disciplinary analytical courses based on research specialization
Track Specialization: (9 credits)
Students will select from a customized menu of specialization courses.
Electives: (6 credits)
Courses to be selected from the remaining pool of applicable courses in aging in consultation with the major advisor.
Ethics Course: (1 credit)
A course focusing on professional and research ethics.
Dissertation: (18 credits)
Research on doctoral dissertation under the direction of a faculty advisor.
An examination of core gerontological knowledge, focusing on the content of core courses listed above. Typically to be completed at the end of the second year by full-time students, upon successful completion of all core courses.