Gerontology Certificate

Gerontology Certificate

Department of Gerontology, College of Public Affairs & Community Service

Vision Statement

Students pursuing the graduate certificate in gerontology are seeking a formalized understanding of the aging process that serves to complement an existing graduate degree such as counseling, business, public administration or social work.  Students also pursue the graduate certificate in gerontology to expand their knowledge beyond the undergraduate level.

Program Contact Information

Christopher M. Kelly, PhD, Graduate Program Chair
210K College of Public Affairs & Community Service (CPACS)
402.554.4124
cmkelly@unomaha.edu

Program Website

Alternative Delivery

Distance courses are available (online) for both the MA and the certificate programs.

Admissions

Application Deadlines

Applications for this program are accepted on a rolling basis. All materials must be submitted prior to the beginning of the semester in which the student has elected to begin coursework.

Program-Specific Requirements

  • Two (2) Academic Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement (minimum two-pages)

Degree Requirements

Required Courses
GERO 8676PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY3
GERO 8940GRADUATE PRACTICUM3
Electives12
Select any GERO 8000 or 9000 level course in consultation with your advisor to determine which courses meet your career goals.
Total Credits18

Interior Design Concentration

Required Courses3
PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY
Select nine hours of Interior Design courses in consultation with your advisor.9
Electives6
Select any GERO 8000 or 9000 level course in consultation with your adviser to determine which courses meets your career goals.
Total Credits18