Gerontology and Law
The UNO Department of Gerontology and the UN-L College of Law offer a dual degree in gerontology and law to meet the needs of aging adults and their families.
Contact Lindsay Wilkinson, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-554-6632 to discuss interest in the dual degree program.
Law Courses Required for Dual Degree
In addition to the first-year curriculum and upper-division requirements, law students much complete:
Elder Law (3 hours)
Wills and Trusts (3 hours)
Individual Income Tax (4 hours)
Estate Planning (3 hours)
One of: Law and Medicine or Law of Patient and Provider or Bioethics (3 hours)
Gerontology Courses Required for Joint Degree Students
To complete the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology students must complete 15 credit hours of coursework and a 3 credit hour practicum of real-world experience in an aging related setting.
Applied Social Gerontology (3 hours)
Seminar in Aging and Human Behavior (3 hours)
Programs and Services for the Elderly (3 hours)
Graduate Seminar in Statistical Applications (3 hours)
Practicum (3 hours) - for Certificate or non-thesis master's degree
Thesis (6 hours) - for thesis master's degree