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Required Courses

GMS 6483 - Theories of Aging
GMS 6484 - Geriatric and Age Related Diseases
GMS 6099 - Research Methods in Gerontology
GMS 6876 - Law and Ethics of Aging
GMS 6486 - Biology of Aging
GMS 6771 - Clinical Neuroscience of Aging
GMS 6485 - Population-Based Research on Aging
GMS 6715 - Healthy Aging: Behavioral and Clinical Outcomes
GMS 6717 - Healthy Aging: Biological Outcomes


Master’s degree students must take a minimum of three electives to complete their degree. The University of Florida offers three specialty tracks for students who are interested in geriatric care management, gero nursing, and geropsychology. Visit the Specialty Tracks page for more information.

GMS 6487 - Environmental Modulation of Aging
GEY 6220 - Overview of Geriatric Management
GEY 6306 - Communication in the Aging Network: Family Systems & Care Planning
GEY 5935 - Ethical, Legal, & Business Aspects of GCM (Instructor – Keith Meneskie)
GEY 6646 - Issues & Concepts in Gerontology (Community Resources for Geriatric Care)
Leading Quality Improvement Practice Initiatives
Special Topics: Psychotherapy with Older Adults; Very Late Life; Neurocognition, in Aging; Neuropsychology of Aging