Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Program Details

Prepare to meet the ever-changing multidimensional needs of older adults with this Graduate Certificate in Gerontology online degree.  Ideal for busy professionals, this degree is taught from an interdisciplinary perspective.  Enhance your skills in communication, advocacy, and research skills through courses taught by top researchers and practitioners. 

Courses teach students to:

  • Appraise the physical, social, psychological, and spiritual aspects of aging
  • Distinguish the role of gerontology
  • Assess the impact of social and public policy within aging
  • Evaluate the need for and value of services for the elderly

Graduates are prepared for a variety of positions and in diverse settings, including business, consumer services, education, and social services.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)