Thomas Edison State University offers an online Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program in Geropsychology. There is a need for skilled professionals capable of providing services to older adults and this liberal arts degree specializes in helping students learn to work with older adults. This program provides the skills and knowledge needed to work with the aging population and their families in a wide variety of healthcare settings and interdisciplinary contexts. You will gain an understanding of the complex psychological issues facing adults as they age, legal and ethical issues in this field, and interdisciplinary models of care. With this degree in the liberal arts, students focus on applying psychological theory and research to understanding the aging process and helping the elderly maintain a high quality of life as they age.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
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