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Certificate in Gerontology

Approved by the UW School of Social Work 

Certificates » Gerontology
Program Features
  • Online format
  • Applied learning culminating in a capstone project
  • Cohort environment
  • Noncredit or undergraduate credit options available
Who Should Apply
  • Professionals interested in providing services to older adults
  • Individuals interested in starting or transitioning their career
  • Health and human services professionals
  • Individuals wanting a basic knowledge of the aging experience
Gain a framework to better understand the rapidly growing population of older adults. Examine aging from multiple perspectives: the individual, family and society. Develop knowledge that will help you better serve older adults in a variety of contexts, such as housing, recreation, personal care, and health and wellness.
Key Outcome
You will develop the knowledge and skills to help and care for older adults.
Start Location Program ID Status
Autumn 2015  Details Details Online 4999
Course Dates Days Instructor
Biological Aspects of Aging (UCONJ DL440) Sep 30 - Dec 18, 2015 Anytime Cochrane
Psychology of Aging (UCONJ DL411) Jan 4 - Mar 18, 2016 Anytime McKenzie
Families & Aging in a Social Cultural Context (UCONJ DL442) Mar 28 - Jun 10, 2016 Anytime La Fazia
Current Issues in Aging (UCONJ DL413) Jun 20 - Aug 19, 2016 Anytime Hooyman
Autumn 2015 (Credit)  Details Details Online 5252
Autumn 2014  Details Details Online 4947 Closed
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Program Highlights
Gerontology Video

Watch instructor Nancy Hooyman discuss this hands-on program that addresses an important need.

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