Certificate in Elder Care Services
Purdue University Global

Program Details

The Human Services Certificate in Elder Care Services is designed for students seeking foundational knowledge to enter the field of gerontology.  Professors bring expert knowledge of the field to the online classroom, and credits from this program are applicable to a bachelor’s degree.  Coursework focuses and prepares students for:

  • Assess client needs
  • Evaluate psychological theories
  • Explore the impact of aging on society

Graduates who complete this certificate are prepared to enter elder care career opportunities such as community service management, advocacy, casework management, and more.  Hone in the basic skills required of human services professionals with a focus on elder care services.  Begin or advance in a career with an academic leg up in today’s competitive marketplace with Purdue University Global.


  • Evidence of high school graduation or equivalent

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission