Adult Development and Gerontology

To meet the needs faced by an aging population in the U.S., this specialization focuses on developmental aspects of adult life, which includes aging, work, sexuality, and geriatric psychology. You will apply the latest theories and research on adult development to impact people’s lives.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits
    • Core courses (33 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum credits to complete the program. The number of credits and the time to completion for the program may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code DPSY 6002 Course Foundations for Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code DPSY 6111 Course Themes and Theories of Developmental Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code DPSY 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code DPSY 6218 Course Gender and Human Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code DPSY 6121 Course Development in the Digital Age Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code RSCH 6100Y Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (4 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code DPSY 6224 Course Psychology of Work Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code DPSY 6815 Course Contemporary Gerontology and Geriatric Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code DPSY 6361 Course Human Sexuality Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code DPSY 6393 Course Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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