Gerontology Minor & Gerontology Certificate

Undergraduates may earn a certificate or minor in gerontology. The certificate consists of 15 hours of specified coursework plus a one-semester practicum. This option is ideal for students wanting to pursue a career in healthcare or a related field. The minor is comprised of 18 hours of coursework. Although an undergraduate major in gerontology is not offered on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus, the certificate program may be used as a minor or concentration within several degree programs earned through other university departments. Students wanting to major in gerontology should contact the UNO campus at 402-554-2272.