Graduate Certificate Program: Gerontology
Become a Gerontologist
An Online Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology for the Healthcare Professional—a post-baccalaureate program designed for licensed healthcare professionals who serve older adults is being offered by the College of Health Professions.
The Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology for the Healthcare Professional has a primary mission to foster and facilitate transdisciplinary education that enhances the quality of life of older adults. In support of this mission, the Certificate Program focuses primarily on health and aging; elder rights and health disparity in aging; and creating change in the healthcare environment by developing, leading and managing innovative programs to better serve older adults.
- 21 credits (7 courses completed in 15 months)
- Online format designed to meet the needs of a working professional
- Interdisciplinary faculty and students
- Evidence-based approach
- Courses designed to empower students to create change in their work environment