Program Overview

The online Gerontology specialization provides important theoretical and applied knowledge to assist you in expanding your career, whether you choose to work with older adults and their families or pursue further research in this field. Study the many emotional and physical challenges of aging and learn techniques and applications which may be used to enrich an older person’s life as well as help the whole family.

Career opportunities include work in: 

  • Research 
  • Health facilities
  • Government agencies
  • Community organizations

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission,Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

    Requirements

    Requires 18 credits for completion. 

    Application requirements: must have conferred a master’s or conferred doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution.

    School Overview

    The Department of Psychology offers doctoral, master's, bachelor's and post-graduate certificate programs in psychology that emphasize the knowledge, skills, practical application and values that are integral to the field. Delivered with unparalleled flexibility, our 100% online degree and certificate programs emphasize an understanding of human behavior and how the mind works. NCU supports the professional growth of our students, and the coursework emphasizes improving the human condition through research and practice in a variety of professional settings, such as academia, corporations, mental health organizations and research institutions. All courses are taught by professors who hold doctoral degrees, so you learn from seasoned professionals in your field of study.

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