University of Texas Health Science Center At Houston

School of Nursing



7000 Fannin, Suite 800

Houston, TX 77225

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Gerontological Nursing program prepares graduates to be specialists in the multidimensional care of older adults. The curriculum focuses on optimization of the aging persons well-being, both physical and psychosocial. A holistic and multidisciplinary approach to care is stressed. Students gain experience in working as a member of interdisciplinary teams and work collaboratively with advanced practice nurses, physicians, administrators and other health professionals to provide high quality care for older adults and their families.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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