The program is designed for persons who want to work in the field of aging, those already active in the field and those who simply want to personally benefit from knowing more about the aging process and the implications of living in an aging society.
The interdisciplinary curriculum provides an overall view of the aging process and older adults. It examines specific changes common to older individuals as well as the broader psychological and social issues they face. Students interested in specific careers in gerontology should consult with the faculty to develop a program of study to meet their individual goals.
Length of Program
Fifteen (15) credit hours are required to complete the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Certificate Program. Coursework can be completed in as little as three semesters. All certificate requirements must be completed within three years.
All Gerontology courses are online courses. The online learning format makes this program ideal for working professionals, those living at a distance, or others who need the flexibility that online certification and degree programs offer.