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2022-2023 College Catalog & Student Handbook 
2022-2023 College Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Gerontology Certificate (HUSG)

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The Gerontology Certificate may be obtained completely ONLINE 
through selection of appropriate classes.

The Human Services Certificate in Gerontology is designed to prepare graduates with the knowledge necessary to support the needs of older adults. As the population of older adults continues to grow, there will be the need for qualified individuals in the field of gerontology. The program will teach the skills necessary to make a positive impact on the lives of older adults by understanding their special needs and requirements.

All Human Services (HUS) courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better in order to count toward graduation.

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

Full-Time Schedule

First Year

Total Credit Hours: 12

Total Credit Hours: 12

24 Semester Hours

The program is aligned with the following career cluster: Human Services.

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