Certificate in Gerontology
United States University

Program Details

USU offers the online Certificate in Gerontology. This certificate is designed for students seeking to working with older people in a wide variety of settings, including long-term care, home healthcare agencies, adult day care programs, adult protective services and others. This program prepares you with the skills necessary to have a positive impact on the quality of services available to meet this need in a growing population.

The following courses make up the program:

  • Aging Program and Services
  • End of Life Ethics
  • Studies on Aging
  • Elder Law


  • Documentation of high school diploma or equivalent
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission