Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
Western Michigan University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Gerontology enhances students’ knowledge on a wide range of issues related to the aging population.  The program specializes in research, education, and community service with a focus on global and cultural variations.  Courses cover a wide range of topics such as sociology, psychology, public administration, social work, and more.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, indicated on an official transcript
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Written statement

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission