Certificate Programs

The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology is located at the Tampa campus, and since Fall 2008 is also available with an Online-only Option.
The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology is designed for students who hold at least a baccalaureate degree. It provides students with an understanding of the social, psychological, physical, and economic forces that interact with the aging process. This certificate can be completed fully on-line as well as in the traditional format. Fewer electives are available, however, in the on-line format.

The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology requires 15 credit hours of course work.

Admission Requirements:

  1. 3.0 GPA in upper-level undergraduate work.
  2. Students enrolled in the certificate program may apply for admission to the M.A. program with the following stipulations: transfer no more than 12 credits of certificate work and meet all requirements for the M.A. program.

Program Requirements:

Courses with ** are offered fully online

1. Required Core (6 credits) from the following:

2. Electives: any 9 credits from the following list, including any courses listed above not used for your core requirement.