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Psychology & Applied Gerontology, Bachelor's/Master's Combined Program

Be a Leader in the Intersections of Psychology, Gerontology and Wellness
  • 9th

    North Carolina Ranks 9th In the Population of People 65 And Older

  • 12

    Hours of Courses Taken At The 500-Level Count Towards Both Degrees

Psychology, B.A. + Applied Gerontology, M.S. Program Overview

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Help individuals, groups, and families prevent and cope with problems in their everyday lives. (Source)

The role of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) is to assess, diagnose and treat the mental health needs of patients. Many PMHNPs provide therapy and prescribe medications for patients who have mental health disorders or substance abuse problems. - American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Geropsychology is the field within psychology that applies the knowledge and methods of psychology to understanding and helping older persons and their families maintain well-being, overcome problems, and achieve maximum potential during later life. - American Psychological Association

Study and find ways to treat physical, mental, emotional, and social problems of elderly individuals. (Source)