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Graduate Gerontology Certificate

Program Details

The University of Pittsburgh offers an online Graduate Certificate in Gerontology which is designed to serve professionals in diverse disciplines who are interested in obtaining basic knowledge of geriatrics and gain a specialized knowledge of the aging process.  The program strives to teach the student how to apply what they learn toward their particular disciplines or occupations.  Courses taken during this program can be applied toward a degree program.  

The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology requires a minimum of 15 credit hours.  Courses include: Prevention and Health Aging, Seminar in Aging, Multi-Disciplinary Aspects of Dementia, Directed Study, Perspectives in Aging, Directed Study, Information Resources for an Aging World, Intergenerational Studies, Mental Health and Illness in Late Life, and Ethics and Aging.


Bachelor's degree

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education