Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
A Graduate Certificate in Gerontology at Georgia State University is designed for students preparing for careers in the aging field and professionals already working in areas such as health care, social services, recreation and leisure, government, and business. Applicants to this program include people changing careers, re-entering the workforce, or seeking an additional expertise. The certificate program is a 18-semester-hour interdisciplinary curriculum. It provides in-depth exposure to the issues, knowledge, and research about aging processes, older people, and the needs of an aging population. The program is designed to integrate knowledge of gerontology into students’ own disciplinary fields. The Graduate Certificate may be earned concurrently with a Master’s or doctoral degree or independently by those who hold a bachelor’s or advanced degree.