The gerontology program at Nazareth College is interdisciplinary and consists of 18 credit hours. Students may combine a minor in gerontology with coursework from any department; some combinations in the past have been with communication sciences and disorders, social work, psychology, nursing, and physical therapy, and also specialized Nazareth programs including music therapy.
A one-semester internship program at a local agency/institution is available and recommended. Classroom instruction is reinforced and supplemented by an opportunity to apply learning achieved in a work setting. In such a quality experience, students are provided with: