Graduate Certificate in Gerontology (Great Plains IDEA)
North Dakota 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

North Dakota 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