Graduate Certificate in Aging, Health & Society
Appalachian State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Aging, Health, and Society teaches students skills to help the elderly population stay healthy and active. This online program is perfect for individuals who already have some healthcare experience or people wishing to change careers. Courses are delivered asynchronously.

Classes include, but are not limited to:

  • Housing for older adults
  • Sociology of adult development and aging
  • Programs and services for older adults

Career opportunities for graduates include caregiving, home health, and assisted living facility administration. This online program prepares students for success in one of the fastest-growing fields. Graduates will have the satisfaction of helping older adults access health services and housing.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Appalachian State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV