Specialization/Certificates are earned when a HSML major or UNT Dallas student completes a minimum of 12 hours of advanced-level course work in one of the approved human services specialization or certificate programs. The student develops advanced knowledge and skills by completing the required coursework.
The Applied Gerontology certificate gives students the exposure and knowledge to work successfully in a range of social service positions such as a geriatric specialist. It provides marketable skills in the geriatric field.
- AGER 4780 Aging Programs and Services
- AGER 4550 Sociology of Aging
- AGER 4750 Sexuality and Aging
- AGER 4500 Long-Term Care Case Management With Older Adults
New students can select HSML on their admission application, however non-HSML majors can select Applied Gerontology as a specialization certificate in their respective major. Current students who are passionate about serving theaging population would change their major to HSML. To change your major, you may contact your academic advisor.