Master Of Science Documentation

Master of Science In Gerontology

Please view the frequently requested documents below.  For additional documents and forms, contact the Aging Studies Academic Program Office at or call 657-278-7057.


MSG Handbook

The most important document an MSG student can use is the MSG HandbookPDF File . The handbook contains important information about common procedures and practices of being an MSG student, faculty research and contact info, a list of accepted MSG electives, among other things. The MSG Handbook is edited every year so that students can have the most up to date information possible.



Study Plan

Study Plan

Change In Study Plan


AGNG 597 & AGNG 598 Materials

Checklist for Graduate Thesis/Project Experience 

Proposal Guidelines


Thesis Guidelines

Thesis Template


Research Project Guidelines

Research Project Signature Page


GERO Course Applications

These electronic forms require a hand-written signature.

AGNG 595 (Internship) Application

AGNG 597 (Grad Project) Application

AGNG 598 (Thesis) Application

AGNG 599 (Independent Study) Application


Other Documents

MSG Handbook

Gerontology Faculty Research

Continuous Enrollment Policy

GS 700 Enrollment Application

GS 700 Enrollment Instructions

Leave Of Absence Request

Petition For Excess Units

For information about incomplete grades, please see the University Grading Policies



*Note:  When defending your project, please remember to bring at least three signature pages to be signed in black ink by your committee. It is the student's responsibility to get these signatures.