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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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December 04, 2014

Gero-Punk Salon

Join Jennifer Sasser, Ph.D., Gero-Punk Project founder, for an evening of engaging discussion. In her words, "To be a gero-punk is to bravely and c...

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December 09, 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 12, 2014

Guest Lecture: Marginality and Aging: Creating a Senior Program for the LGBT community in Portland

Presenter Susan Kocen will discuss the aging journey in 21st-century Portland for LGBTQ seniors facing the new stigma of old-age and the invisibili...

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