Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
University of Southern California

Program Details

The online certificate in Gerontology provides opportunities for professionals who have a degree in another field to acquire knowledge of gerontology theory and research. Courses range in topics from aging and lifespan development to counseling and societal issues concerning older adults.



  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (any major)
  • Official transcripts from all college or university attended
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • A GRE score report if cumulative GPA is less than 3.0

School Accreditation Statement

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