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Combined Certificate in Aging Studies (Post-baccalaureate graduate certificate) and Post-professional Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (M.S.)

The departments of Occupational Therapy and Gerontology have developed a specialized version of the Certificate in Aging Studies program for students completing the post-professional Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. Students must meet admission requirements for the occupational therapy degree and the gerontology certificate program. The student is required to complete the following courses:

  Credits
GRTY 601 Biological and Physiological Aging 3
GRTY 602/PSYC 602 Psychology of Aging 3
GRTY 603 Social Gerontology 3
GRTY 606 Aging and Human Values 3
GRTY 616 Geriatric Rehabilitation 3
GRTY 620 Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training 1
OCCT 655 Older Adult Advanced Assistive Technology Application in Occupational Therapy 3
OCCT 710 Quantitative Research Process 3
OCCT 798 Thesis 3

Contact the respective departments for additional curriculum information.

 

 

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