The University of Nebraska at Omaha is a public research university located in Omaha, Nebraska. The school was founded as the Omaha Presbyterian Theological Seminary, striving to provide a Christian-based education, but which was not run by a church itself. The school has just over 1,000 academic staff members who serve a student body of around 15,000 students.
Omaha offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Gerontology, which emphasizes the physical, psychological, and social aspects of aging. Students complete 120 hours credit hours, including 36 hours specifically within the major itself, comprised of:Gerontology Electives Gerontology Practicum Statistics Research Methods Concentration or Minor courses
All students must pursue a minor, a second major, or a concentration as a part of their degree program.
Elective courses are specifically geared for students career goals, helping to make them more marketable to employers once they complete the program. The practicum course includes 156 hours spent at a practicum site of the students choosing. Stats Research help qualify students for administrative and graduate schools positions post-grad.