Gerontology Graduate Certificate

Certificate Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

Admission Standards

A. Completed requirements for a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution.
B. A student must be admitted to Graduate Studies on a degree or certificate basis.

Standards of Progression and Completion

A. Each student will file a program of study with Graduate Studies.
B. A minimum overall grade point average of B or better must be earned for the certificate to be awarded on the graduate level.
C. Each student will successfully complete an oral comprehensive assessment (administered each semester on a predetermined date).

Program of Study

Credit Hours
Required Courses9
Survey Of Gerontology
Healthy Aging
Gerontology Practicum
Select 9 credit hours of approved electives at the 5000G level or higher.9
Total Credit Hours18


Graduate students are advised by their program. Graduate students should reach out to their graduate program director for information regarding the structures in place to facilitate advisement. For more information visit the Graduate Academic Advisement catalog page.

Graduate students can also contact the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies for more information about their program director.
Phone: 912-478-COGS (2647)