The Gerontology graduate certificate provides credentials in gerontology for students who do not need a master's degree. It is designed for professionals who are either working directly with older people or who are involved in education or research related to aging issues. Students will focus on core competencies identified by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.
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
- Kansas State University
- University of Missouri
- North Dakota State University
- Oklahoma State University
- Texas Tech University
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)