2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 20, 2021  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Gerontology Graduate Certificate


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The graduate certificate in gerontology is intended for pre and in-service workers in gerontology. The program of study follows the guidelines of the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education and is offered under the purview of the University’s Gerontology Colloquy.

The completed “Request for Change of Graduate Program” and the completed “Post-Bac/Graduate Certificate Admission Application” must be submitted and signed off by the Colloquy  representatives. Contact one of the three college representatives (Education, Health, and Human Sciences; Nursing; or Social Work) for assistance.

Requirements

    Hours Credit
Nine (9) hours covering the focus areas of the interdisciplinary field of gerontology.
   1 Physical 3
  Social – Social Work SOWK 566  3
  Behavioral 3
Internship or practicum 6
2 Electives 6

1  Select one from HLTH 650 /PUBH 650 ; NUTR 518 ; other courses approved by the interdisciplinary gerontology colloquy member coordinating the gerontology minors and the certificate program.
2  At least 6 hours from EDPY 504 ; EXSC 635 /PUBH 635 ; HLTH 406 , HLTH 570 , HLTH 585  (cross-listed with several disciplines; may be repeated, 3 hours  maximum); PUBH 523 ; NURS 400 ; SOWK 540 ; other courses as approved by the interdisciplinary gerontology colloquy member coordinating the gerontology minor and the certificate program.

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