Curriculum & Sequence
The Gerontology program is designed to provide working professionals and other health professions students an opportunity to receive their certificate in Gerontology simultaneously in an online environment.
- Seven courses for a total of 21 credits
- Curriculum culminates in a final capstone project that optimizes care and/or care environments for older adults.
- Courses build upon each other, thus students are expected to complete the curriculum in sequence.
- All courses are completed online, with no residential requirements.
- Class size limited to 15 students.
For a complete description of each course, visit our Course Descriptions
Spring & Fall 2014
|January 6 - February 21||GERO 525: Health Literacy and Communication|
|March 3 - April 25*||GERO 575: Dementia and Memory|
|April 27 - June 12||GERO 600: Aging and Disability|
|September 2 - October 17||GERO 625: Health Disparity in Aging|
|September 2 - October 17||GERO 501: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Aging Research|
|October 20 - December 12*||GERO 650: Capstone Course: Creating Change|
|October 20 - December 12*||GERO 550: Aging Brain and Body|
|January 5 - February 13||GERO 525: Health Literacy and Communication|
|March 2 - April 24*||GERO 575: Dementia and Memory|
|April 27- June 12||GERO 600: Aging and Disability|
*Some courses may be longer to accommodate Spring and Thanksgiving breaks.
Courses must be completed within four years of entering the program. See our Program Completion Requirements for more information.