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Certificate Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

Total for the certificate: 24 quarter credits

Required Courses (18 crs.)

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Aging
Embodiment in Later Life 
     or Health Aspects of Aging
Psychosocial Aspects of Aging
Social Systems in Later Life
Senior Power, Politics & Policy
Theorizing & Researching in Gerontology
     or Gerontology: Synthesis & Action

Gerontology Electives (6 crs. min.)

Choose two or more from the following:
Women's Issues in Aging
Communication & Aging
Narrative Gerontology
Media Images in Aging
Special Topics in Gerontology
Emerging Concepts & Frameworks for Aging & Old Age
Aging & Family

Please see current Marylhurst University Catalog for complete information.

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October 23, 2014

Graduate Programs Information Session

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November 11, 2014

Marylhurst University Day at Mary's Woods

As part of our on-going partnership with Mary's Woods, join us for our monthly Marylhurst Day at Mary's Woods. Activities take place throughout the...

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December 09, 2014

Marylhurst University Day at Mary's Woods

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