Mississippi:
Graduate studies in the psychology of adult development and aging

Following are data on academic programs in the state that provide a specialization in adult development and aging. Data include titles of courses and seminars offered number of faculty with a specialization in adult development and aging, psychology specializations integrated with the study of adult development and aging, administrative organization of the program, availability of assistantships and traineeships in the program, practicum and internship placement opportunities and web addresses and contact persons for the program.

Mississippi State University (Department of Psychology)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Cognitive Science PhD Program with an Aging Track

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered:

  • Psychology of Aging.

  • Graduate Developmental Psychology.

  • Issues in Aging.

  • Counseling the Elderly.

  • Dynamics of Aging (Biology).

  • Social Work and the Elderly.

  • Consumer Aspects of Aging.

  • Wellness and Aging.

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 2 Full Time, 0 Part Time

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: None

Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: None 

Practicum and Internship Placements: Activities Coordinator, Cantrell's Personal Care

Contact:
Carolyn Adams-Price 
Department of Psychology
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39702-0161
Telephone: (601) 325-7658
Email