The Certificate includes particular coursework for baccalaureate students who wish to obtain specialized gerontological knowledge about how social, psychological, bio-physiological, and economic forces interact with the aging process.

Course Location/Delivery

The Certificate is both at the Tampa campus and fully online.

Admission Requirements

All applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with an upper level coursework GPA of 3.0 (minimum).

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.


None are required.


15 credit hours. Select 6 credits of required coursework from the list below. Courses with ** are offered fully online.


Select 9 credit hours of elective coursework from the list below. Courses with ** are offered fully online.

Time Limit

There is no specific time limit.

Credit toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Standardized Tests

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.


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