Master of Professional Studies in Aging Services Leadership**

Program Overview

Lipscomb University has made a commitment to help find lasting and meaningful solutions to long-term and post-acute care challenges in the United States. The School of TransformAging®’s Aging Services Leadership program aspires to offer the Nation’s most innovative graduate degree in aging services and to educate a new workforce who will passionately pursue careers with the aging and demonstrate a holistic skill set. 

The M.P.S. in aging services leadership is designed to prepare students academically and professionally for many career opportunities in the aging services profession. The multi-disciplinary curriculum requires students to complete 10 three-credit-hour classes. Each course is taught in a one-month period. On campus classes are held on Friday nights (6-9 p.m.) and Saturdays (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) for two weekends per month.

Courses in Aging Hours
AGE 6003 Aging: An Interdisciplinary Approach 3
AGE 6013 Ethical Issues in Aging  3
AGE 6103 The Care Continuum and Delivery System Trends 3
AGE 6203 Innovations in Aging   3
AGE 6303 Leadership in Aging Services 3
AGE 6403 Legal Issues in Aging 3
AGE 6603 Elder Mediation and Intergenerational Communication 3
AGE 6613 Spiritual Formation in the Aging and Aged 3
AGE 6513 Aging Policy and Finance 3
AGE 6993 TransformAging® Project: Capstone  3

* These four courses constitute the Graduate Certificate in Aging Services Leadership.
** Offered on demand.