Certificate in Human Services Technology/Social Gerontology
Forsyth Technical Community College

Program Details

The online Certificate in Human Services Technology with a concentration in Social Gerontology prepares students for specialization in direct service delivery work with older adults and their families through both theoretical and applied models for understanding issues of aging.  Courses include physical, psychological, and social aspects of the aging process, as well as course work in health, wellness, nutrition, diet, exercise, and well-being.  Graduates find employment in nursing and rest homes, specialized adult care services, respite services, and other programs for older adults and their families.


  • High school transcript or equivalent
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement testing may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges