A program that focuses on the psychology of aging and of elderly individuals and populations, with reference to growth and decline across the life span. Includes instruction in gerontology, developmental and adult psychology, age-related development and decline of cognitive processes, age-related psychological and neurological disorders, social and personality development in aging populations and individuals, and applications to the clinical treatment and care of older adults.
Of the 2 Geropsychology degrees granted each year at the Masters degree level, 0% percent of whom are men and the other 100% percent are women. Did you know that Kansas has more students being awarded a degree in Geropsychology than any other state in the US? In fact, Kansas granted 1 degrees last year! The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Geropsychology is $44,000.