Certificate in Gerontology
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Program Details

UNO offers the online Certificate in Gerontology. This certificate is designed for students who are seeking a formalized understanding of the aging process that serves to complement an existing graduate degree such as counseling, business, public administration or social work. The Certificate program may be used as a minor or a concentration within other degrees.   

The following courses make up the program:

  • Psychology of Adult Development and Aging
  • Programs and Services for the Elderly
  • Introduction to Gerontology
  • Health Aspects of Aging


  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Official high school transcript and/or official GED equivalency scores
  • SAT or ACT scores (waived for applicants graduating prior to 1997 and transfer students)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission