Programs in Gerontology at St. Cloud State University

Undergraduate Programs

Gerontology offers classes in a variety of formats (face to face, hybrid and online) for different learning options and style (yes, we can accommodate online students!). If you are not sure which options are best for you, we are here to help!

The Minor is offered in three plans:   

  • Plan A pairs well with any program, due to its broad scope
  • Plan B is for Nursing students
  • Plan C is self-designed

View the University Catalog for plan details.

Fall 2021 Course List:

GERO 208 - 54 Introduction to Gerontology [LEP Goal Area 5 + Diversity] (3cr) Online

GERO 411- 54 Policy (3cr) Online

GERO 420 - 54 Ethics (3cr) Online

GERO 425 - 54 Dementia (3cr) Blended/Hybrid
(Online asynchronous + 4 synchronous: 8/23, 9/13, 10/11, 11/1 at 5:30-8:20pm)

Graduate Programs

The Master of Science degree prepares graduates for leadership roles in areas such as planning, administration, training and instruction.

The Certificate offers specialized training and knowledge that can be used across many settings.

Fall 2021 Course List:

GERO 520 - 54 Ethics (3cr) Online

GERO 525 - 54 Dementia (3cr) Blended/Hybrid
(4 synchronous meetings: 8/23, 9/13, 10/11, 11/1 at 5:30-8:20)

GERO 630 - 54 Aging and Community (3cr) Blended/Hybrid
(4 synchronous 8/30, 9/20, 10/18, 11/1 at 5:30-8:20pm)

GERO 644 – 01 Internship (3-6cr) by permission only

GERO 695 – 01 Comprehensive Exam (3cr) by permission only

GERO 697 – 01 Starred paper (3cr) by permission only

GERO 699 – 01 Thesis (3cr) by permission only

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