Following are data on academic programs in the state that provide a specialization in adult development and aging. Data include titles of courses and seminars offered number of faculty with a specialization in adult development and aging, psychology specializations integrated with the study of adult development and aging, administrative organization of the program, availability of assistantships and traineeships in the program, practicum and internship placement opportunities and web addresses and contact persons for the program.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Department of Psychology)
Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Clinical PhD, Experimental PhD Developmental Psychology, Psychology and Aging, Clinical Geropsychology
Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Cognition and Aging, Memory, Language, and Aging
Number of Faculty in AD&A: 2-3 Full Time
Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: Opportunities exist dependent on individual PI-funded research or individual student-funded grant projects (NIA, NSF, etc.).
Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: Opportunities exist dependent on individual PI-funded research or individual post-doc-funded grant projects (NIA, NSF, etc.).
Practicum and Internship Placements: Practicum in Geropsychology (e.g. depression and aging treatment; Alzheimer's support group; etc.).
Mark Floyd, PhD
Department of Psychology
4505 Maryland Parkway MS 5030
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5030
Telephone: (702) 895-0109
Other Relevant Information and Comments: UNLV also offers a training program in gerontology. Interdisciplinary courses lead to a certificate in gerontology which can enhance another academic major.
Updated February 2014