Department of Gerontology, College of Public Affairs & Community Service
Students pursuing the graduate certificate in gerontology are seeking a formalized understanding of the aging process that serves to complement an existing graduate degree such as counseling, business, public administration or social work. Students also pursue the graduate certificate in gerontology to expand their knowledge beyond the undergraduate level.
Program Contact Information
Christopher M. Kelly, PhD, Graduate Program Chair
210K College of Public Affairs & Community Service (CPACS)
Distance courses are available (online) for both the MA and the certificate programs.
Application Deadlines (Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020)
Applications for this program are accepted on a rolling basis. All materials must be submitted prior to the beginning of the semester in which the student has elected to begin coursework.
- Two (2) Academic Letters of Recommendation
- Personal Statement (minimum two-pages)
Applicants are required to have a command of oral and written English. Those who do not hold a baccalaureate or other advanced degree from the United States, OR a baccalaureate or other advanced degree from a predetermined country on the waiver list, must meet the minimum language proficiency score requirement in order to be considered for admission.
- A minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper-based; 80 internet-based; 53 PTE, or 6.5 IELTS is required for this program.
|GERO 8676||PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY||3|
|GERO 8940||GRADUATE PRACTICUM||3|
|Select any GERO 8000 or 9000 level course in consultation with your advisor to determine which courses meet your career goals.|
Interior Design Concentration
|PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY|
|Select nine hours of Interior Design courses in consultation with your advisor.||9|
|Select any GERO 8000 or 9000 level course in consultation with your adviser to determine which courses meets your career goals.|