Graduate Certificate in Aging Studies
Western Kentucky University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Aging Studies program from Western Kentucky University is designed to prepare a qualified work force to address the needs of our aging population. The curriculum explores the complex issues and problems of aging that require an interdisciplinary perspective that is not attained in any single discipline. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Policy Foundations of Aging Services
  • Methods for Teaching Adults 
  • Nutrition for the Elderly 
  • Health Care Organization & Management
  • Death Education


  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Baccalaureate degree cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges