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Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology is designed for individuals who are passionate about the older population and the care they receive as they age. Coursework covers topics such as Health Care and Aging, Programs and Services for Older Adults, and Sociology of Adult Development and Aging.

Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

  • Completed online application to graduate school
  • Application fee
  • Official (sealed) transcript from each college or university attended (other than Appalachian) 
  • Resume 
  • Writing sample describing the applicant's relevant academic, work, or volunteer experience, and the applicant's reason for applying to the program 

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges