Gerontology, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Gerontology, offered as an online program, requires 12 credit hours that must be successfully completed during four academic years. Courses fulfilling the certificate program may be used to meet requirements in a degree program in accordance with the policies of the Graduate School.
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 602||Seminar: Critical Issues of Aging||3|
|GRO 621||Health and Aging||3|
|GRO 651||Theoretical Foundations of Aging||3|
|Elective (3 credits)|
|Select 3 credits **||3|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
Selected under advisement to meet the student's educational objectives.