Undergraduate & Graduate Certificate Programs
- Enrollment at UNO, UNL, UNK, or UNMC
- Completion of 15 credit hours of gerontology courses
- Completion of a 3 credit practicum (10-12 hours per week for one semester) in an approved aging-related setting.
Courses are chosen by the student in consultation with the Gerontology Academic Advisor.
View the catalog requirements here.
Note: Although the graduate specialization closely resembles the undergraduate program, it extends and enlarges the undergraduate study and provides opportunities for administrative and research experience.
Contact Information for the Gerontology Certificate Program
Questions regarding the Undergraduate Certificate in Gerontology can be directed to the Gerontology Undergraduate Academic Advisor:
Heather Ford, MA, CDP
Office Phone: 402.554.2114
Questions regarding the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology can be directed to the Gerontology Graduate Program Chair:
Potential students are welcome pursue the certificate without seeking a full degree; however you must apply to the university to begin coursework.