Certificate in Adult Development and Aging Services
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Adult Development and Aging Services is designed for employees of agencies concerned with aging, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities.  The curriculum focuses on the biological, psychological, and social development of adults and elderly persons, with special emphasis on the various contexts of adult development.  Students gain a deeper understanding of the issues associated with our aging population, examining human aging from a biological perspective and the social, political, historical, and scientific factors in the development and organization of health care services.


  • Must be a high school graduate, or have completed your GED

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education