Undergraduate & Graduate Certificates
Undergraduate Certificate Program
The undergraduate specialization program requires:
- Acceptance into a department or program at UNO, UNL, or UNMC
- Completion of 15 semester hours of gerontology courses (usually five courses)
- Completion of 3 semester hours of GERO 4940: Practicum (15 hours per week for one semester) in an approved aging-related setting.
Note: The courses are chosen by the student--in consultation with the Gerontology Academic Adviser--to build an individualized program of study that will best meet the student's career goals.
Graduate Certificate Program
The graduate specialization program requires:
- Application and acceptance into UNO Graduate Studies and the UNO Graduate Certificate Program (this applies to UNL and UNMC students also)
- Completion of 15 semester hours of gerontology courses (usually five courses one of which is required: GERO 9110 Applied Social Gerontology)
- Completion of 3 semester hours of GERO 8940: Practicum (15 hours per week for one semester) in an approved aging-related setting.
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.
All certificate students must apply on-line UNO Undergraduate Admissions or UNO Graduate Studies as well as applying to the department directly Department of Gerontology Application to be considered for acceptance into a program of study.
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