University General Course Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Apr 21, 2024  
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Gerontology, Certificate (Interdisciplinary)


Gerontology Academic Program
Sanford Center for Aging 
Center for Molecular Medicine, Room 150
(775) 784-6824
gap@unr.edu

Students may select the gerontology certificate program to acquire a specialization in the field of aging that provides a foundation for professional development in many careers. The gerontology certificate program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum, provides a broad base of knowledge as it is applied to the aging process, examines issues of concern to the older adult in today’s society, and includes a practice component where students must apply theoretical knowledge in a community setting serving older adults.  The program covers the biological, communicative, physiological, psychological, social, and health aspects of aging and includes a minimum of 135 hours of service learning experience with older adults.

NOTE: Students who are enrolled in this program solely are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

For more information, please refer to the Gerontology, Certificate   program description in the University of Nevada School of Medicine section of this catalog.