Master of Arts in Social Gerontology
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Two Degree Options
Both offered Online or on campus
Thesis option: designed for those who wish to gain additional knowledge and insight from the research in the field of gerontology, to interpret the research critically, and who may wish to be prepared to conduct research on their own.
Non-thesis option: designed for practitioners currently working with older adults or aspire to work with elders in some capacity. The non-thesis track provides students with the necessary educational support to understand normal and abnormal age related changes. The training will also allow students to design, implement and evaluate programming for elders and their families.
Required To apply:
- 3.00 GPA
- Accepted to UNO Graduate Studies (UNO Graduate Admission process). Click Here for graduate admissions.
- Complete and submit to the Gerontology Department the Application Checklist with a writing sample (Department requirements). Click Here for the application checklist.
For prospective students with questions about the M.A. program, you may contact the University of Nebraska Omaha Department of Gerontology offices at 402-554-2272.
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