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.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Appalachian State University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV