Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from UMass-Boston explores the impacts of aging societies, covering topics such as:

  • Social, economic, and health care impacts of aging
  • Long-term services and supports, housing, policy issues, and family issues
  • Structure of aging services and programs on national and local levels


  • Bachelor's degree
  • College transcripts
  • Cover letter 
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education