Indiana University offers the online Certificate in Gerontology. This program examines the aging process, and looks at both health and disability among the elderly.
Topics of study include the following:
- nutrition and exercise
- aging and the older person
- programs for older adults
- the psychosocial aspects of aging
Students can expect to participate in a service-learning experience in an agency on aging or in a long-term care facility. Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will have the information needed for employment in adult healthcare facilities.
This undergraduate certificate is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University.
Must be admitted to IUPUI as an undergraduate degree or non-degree seeking student.
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission