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Master of Science in Psychology / GeroPsychology

Program Details

The Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in GeroPsychology is a program designed for individuals who desire promotion and/or continued academic exposure in the field of psychology. Geropsychology is a specialized field in psychology focusing on psychological and neurological aspects of aging. Student pursuing a Master’s degree with an emphasis in geropsychology will apply theory and research practices to lead and influence change psychological care provided to the elderly. Exploration between the body and the mind will be explored so that interventions can be presented, which will inspire positive change. Topics of focus will include assisting aging adults to cope with anxiety, depression, and physical debilities associated with the process of aging. Graduates will be prepared to conduct research on diseases related to aging such as dementia.

Requirements

Accredited bachelor’s degree from a GCU-approved institution with a 2.8 GPA or higher

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission