Gerontology

The certificate in gerontology program offers students academic preparation and practical experience in the growing field of gerontology: knowledge about the aging process (physical, social, and psychological) throughout the life span; knowledge about current social and health policies, as well as programs developed to meet the increasing needs of older people; skills to work as a team member in an interdisciplinary setting designed to help older people; sensitivity about the values necessary to work with older people.

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