Gerontology, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.

In addition to the application materials required by the Graduate School, applicants must submit a personal essay elaborating on their experience and/or interest in working with older adults.

Students wishing to pursue the certificate in gerontology while pursuing a graduate degree should consult with the Gerontology Graduate Coordinator and with the department of interest.

Certificate Program Requirements

Required: 12 credit hours

Required Core Courses (9 credits)
GRO 602Seminar: Critical Issues of Aging3
GRO 621Health and Aging3
GRO 651Theoretical Foundations of Aging3
Elective (3 credits)
Select 3 credits of electives *3
Total Credit Hours12

 Selected under advisement to meet the student's educational objectives.