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Gerontology

A certificate in gerontology can be extremely beneficial for those pursuing a career in health care.

What are the features of Casper’s program?

Casper College’s program offers multiple experience opportunities for students to build skills working with the geriatric population. Gerontology students learn about the aging process and gain a framework to better understand the growing population of older adults.

Unique learning experiences help ease the transition from student to health care worker. For example, students have the opportunity to lead a class about falls/balances at an assisted living facility and volunteer at a local skilled nursing facility.

What can I do with this major?

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Students with gerontology certificates have gone on to work in skilled nursing facilities and rehab facilities.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no pre-reqs for this program.

What courses would I take?

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listing in the academic catalog:

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Contact Info

Lupe Kerr

Academic Assistant, School of Health Science

Jeff McCarty

Dean, School of Health Science

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