For the Certificate in Gerontological Studies, areas of specialization include Nursing and Generalist.
Undergraduate requirements are a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. Students may be required to make up undergraduate deficiencies in the Generalist and Nursing areas before taking the basic core requirements (nine (9) semester hours) depending on the student's prior academic preparation and/or work experience.
Basic core requirements for the Certificate in Gerontological Studies are:
Additional requirements for Generalist are nine semester hours of Gerontology electives.
Each student's credentials will be evaluated by the Head of the Gerontology program at the time of admission
Additional requirements for the Certificate in Nursing are nine (9) semester hours from the following:
Nursing 4036 will be required for persons without prior experience in a gerontology setting.
Each student's credentials will be evaluated by the Head of the Gerontology program at the time of admission.
NOTE: To receive graduate credit for a course designated "For Undergraduate and Graduates," a student must be in graduate admission status at the time credit is earned in the course. Credit earned in undergraduate admission status cannot be changed to graduate credit.