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Gerontology

Gerontology Certificate

Because You Care

This certificate is designed to provide health care program students or health care providers with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and skills that are needed to meet the unique needs of the aging population.

This certificate provides an additional skill set for individuals who will be working in areas that focus on elder care, including long term care, hospice, and retirement villages.

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Work on your classes when and where it works for you with the flexibility and convenience of online classes. The online option isn’t just traditional classes with an internet spin. It is web-native, built specifically for the online learning environment by our industry expert faculty and course designers. Engage in lectures and collaborate with your peers and instructors wherever you are.

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Certificate Program Features

  •  Core Classes
    • Introduction to Gerontology
    • Health and Physical Aspects of Aging
    • Health Care for Older Adults
    • Policies, Issues, and Trends in Aging

    Some of these courses may have prerequisites that must be met prior to enrollment.

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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Gerontology certificate program:

  • Must be a student within the College of Health Professions or a current health care provider

It is important to note that some courses included in this certificate program have prerequisites that must be met before a student can enroll in them. Please consult the catalog for more information.

 

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