This capstone offers each student the opportunity to develop a special project in his or her specific area of interest. This includes researching the topic, identifying an issue, developing strategy and a work plan, and establishing a timeline and implementation schedule. The course is intended to assist students in implementing their knowledge and skills developed during their course of study. Projects undertaken should evidence an understanding and mastery of areas such as policy development an analysis, program management, administration, and finance. The course is also intended to show student mastery of self-direction and task management. Students are expected to take this class at or near the end of their course of study in the Management of Aging Services Master's Program.
Prerequisite(s): Department permission required.