Graduate Certificate in Gerontology (Great Plains IDEA)
Iowa State University

Program Details

An online Gerontology graduate certificate allows you to earn valuable credentials to build your resume without committing to a full degree program. This can be especially beneficial if you are already working in a health or human services organization or need added skills to begin a new career path. Complete core courses which focus on adult development and gerontology perspectives, and then customize your program through elective options. Choose from topics, such as:

  • Creativity and aging
  • Nutrition
  • Cognitive health

Learn from a variety of highly qualified instructors located on different university campuses.

This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.

The online Gerontology program is offered through:

  • University of Arkansas
  • Iowa State University
  • North Dakota State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Texas Tech University

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Iowa State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent