PhD in Gerontology
Earn your PhD at the University of Nebraska Omaha Department of Gerontology
All offered on the Omaha campus
• GERO 8356 Advanced Principles in the Biology of Aging
• GERO 8500 Politics in Aging
• GERO 8730 Dying, Death, & Grieving
• GERO 9020 Graduate Seminar in Statistical Applications
• GERO 9110 Applied Social Gerontology
• GERO 9460 Seminar in Aging & Human Behavior
* 6 additional credit hours of research methods required
* A minimum of 20 credit hours of dissertation
Total of 90 credit hours required for the program required
To apply: Application deadline: December 1st
Send the following materials to the UNO Office of Graduate Studies:
• Application fee ($45)
• All official transcripts from post-secondary educational institutions
• GRE Scores
• TOEFL for all international students and a financial statement
• Curriculum vitae
• 3 letters of recommendation
• Personal statement of previous education and experience, post degree goals
• Sample of writing/research
- Manuscript or published article resulting from earlier research such as
- Paper given at a professional meeting
- Substantial paper (e.g., review of literature, critique of a research article, grant
- Professional materials developed for use in one’s workplace
6001 Dodge Street,
Eppley Administration Building
Omaha, NE 68182-0209
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For prospective students wishing to pursue the Doctor of Philosophy in Gerontology are invited to contact Dr. Julie Boron at the University of Nebraska Omaha Department of Gerontology at email@example.com.
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