MASTER OF ARTS IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

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Earn your Master of Arts in Human Development at University of the Rockies. As the Baby Boomers enter retirement, today’s employers – notably those in health care and its related fields – will be looking for workers who have an understanding of the human life cycle and the communication skills to work with families and individuals dealing with difficult challenges. With courses that include Personality Development, Physical and Psychological Aspects of Aging, Human Sexuality, and Applied Research Methods, you can prepare yourself for a potential career working in such fields as senior and hospice care, counseling, or social services.

The Master of Arts in Human Development is offered with two specializations:

Adult Development

Enhance your credentials and take on the challenge of complex social issues with the Masters of Arts in Human Development, Adult Development specialization. Focusing on the developmental aspect that advances personal growth, students will apply the principles and theories of adult development to be a catalyst for personal empowerment and transformation.

Gerontology

Enhance your credentials and take on the challenge of complex social issues with the Masters of Arts in Human Development, Gerontology specialization. You will be asked to propose solutions to problems involving human sexuality, aging, and end-of-life decisions. Through multiple case studies, you will confront realistic death and dying scenarios and gain critical understanding of the physical and psychological aspects of aging.


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