Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology is an interdisciplinary program designed to serve individuals who are now employed or anticipate working in the field of aging. Students will broaden their formal and practical knowledge of the older adult, their families and caregivers. The certificate program provides students with documentation of their academic training in the field.
|SWG 571||Social Work With Older Adults||3|
|or NSG 554||Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Scientific Foundations of Care I|
|SWG 580||Social Work in End of Life Care||3|
|Select 2 of the following:|
|APN Adult Health/Gero Health Illness Transitions|
|Nutrition & Health in Aging|
|Exercise and Older Adults|
|Global Community Health Promotion|
Field Practicum Experience at Approved Aging Services Site (maximum 3 cr.) 1
|Total Credits Required||12|
Graduate students simultaneously enrolled in some graduate programs may have the option of completing their field practicum capstone, etc. hours at an aging site. If enrolled in the MSW or other graduate program with applied experience (e.g., social work field practicum, nursing practicum, exercise physiology capstone) this experience counts for these 3 credits as long as the site is approved by the Gerontology Certificate Graduate Coordinator.