Graduate Certificate in Death, Dying & Mourning / Aging & Applied Thanatology
University of Maryland-Baltimore

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Death, Dying and Mourning in Aging and Applied Thanatology is designed to help students develop the advanced and practical skills needed to provide compassionate care to those dealing with dying, death, and grief.  The curriculum enhances students’ comfort levels, competence, and confidence in both professional and personal contexts.  Graduates find careers in nursing home care, hospice and hospital care, emergency services, social work, spiritual guidance, patient care, and bereavement counseling.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Maryland-Baltimore is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent