Dec 09, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog and Student Handbook

Gerontology Certificate

This curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment to work with geriatric clients. Throughout the course work, students learn about the effects of aging, therapeutic interactions, common diagnoses, and the importance of health and wellness when working with older adults. Students will become eligible to assist personnel who work with older adults in identifying general considerations for various diagnoses, safety and ethics in working with older adults utilizing this specialized approach. Program Prerequisite: HLTK 1625  or an equivalent CPR certification.


The normal length of this program is 16 weeks.

Graduation Requirements

For specific graduation requirements see “Degree Requirements ”.