The Certificate in Gerontology provides students with an understanding of the social and personal impact of the aging process with an emphasis on the knowledge and skills necessary to help improve the quality of life for older adults.The Certificate is offered for professional and family caregivers, program administrators and policy makers as they grapple with the challenges of providing long term care. The certificate is also ideal for students pursuing a degree in human development or human services who would like to specialize in gerontology.
The certificate courses offer a solid understanding of age-related social, physical, and emotional issues facing older adults.
To acquire the CG, a student must complete six courses with a grade of "C" or higher; three Required Intro Courses and three Required Advanced Courses. The Intro Course GERO 101 must be completed prior to enrollment in an Advanced Course.
Required Intro Courses
Required Advanced Courses