Certificate in Gerontology
University of Washington

Program Details

The University of Washington offers the online Certificate in Gerontology. Students will examine the specific challenges and opportunities involved in supporting older adults in fields such as health and wellness, finance, housing, and recreation. Students will study the relevant psychological, biological, and social factors of this demographic group. The program also addresses the political issues relating to advocacy, public policy, and long-term care that can affect the lives of older adults.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Washington is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Prior completion of a bachelor’s degree recommended, not required