Graduate Academic Certificate in Specialist in Aging
The graduate academic certificate, specialist in aging, is designed for health and human service professionals who wish to complement their existing knowledge and skills with an understanding of aging and services for the aged. Faculty of two- and four-year colleges and universities and doctoral candidates in other fields may also find the specialist certificate a valuable adjunct to their academic credentials. The 15-semester-hour program includes 12 semester hours of core courses covering social, physiological and psychological aspects of aging as well as government programs for the elderly, plus 3 elective hours of applied gerontology.
Benefits of this Program
- Online Courses make this degree achievable even while working full time.
- Add to your existing knowledge and skills.
- Learn more about government programs for the elderly.
Worried that your busy lifestyle will get in the way of making your career goals a reality?
Our online program is the solution.
- Convenient. Earn a Graduate Academic Certificate in less time.
- Affordable. A 3-hour course costs approximately $1,424.45.
- Flexible. Log in any time and from any place. Online courses allow you to set your own schedule.
- Adaptable. Working full time? Online courses allow you to work and go to school - helping you to graduate on time.
- Respected. Faculty do valuable work in research on an international scale.
How does this program advance my career? This program is a perfect fit for:
- Health and Human Services Professionals
- Faculty in other fields who wish to add this valuable adjunct to their academic credentials.
- Students who have successfully completed the Coalition for Leadership in Aging Services certificate program.
How does it work?
The 15-semester-hour program includes:
- 12 semester hours of core courses covering social, physiological and psychological aspects of aging as well as government programs for the elderly, plus 3 elective hours of applied gerontology.
As required by the US Department of Education, UNT is providing a direct link to Gainful Employment (GE) disclosure for the Graduate Academic Certificate (GAC) in Specialist in Aging.