Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
Graduate Certificate Program
The University of Pittsburgh Council on Aging has collaborated to create a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. The program is designed to serve professionals in diverse disciplines, in a variety of industries, who are interested in acquiring basic knowledge about gerontology and geriatrics, and specialized knowledge of aging and aging processes in their particular disciplines or occupations.
To learn more contact Jennifer Bissell.
You can pursue a certificate to gain credentials and skills in a specific area of study. You can enroll solely in a certificate program or pursue a certificate along with a degree program. You can often apply credits you earn for the certificate toward a degree program.
Stay competitive in your field with specialized knowledge of aging and the aging process. Adapt your delivery of services, programs, or products with in-depth knowledge of the biological, psychological, and sociological aspects of an aging population as well as specialized knowledge in the discipline of your choice. Choose a specialization track in Dentistry, Law, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy/ Rehabilitation, Public Health, Social Work, Gerontechnology or one of the multidisciplinary tracks (i.e., General; Prevention and Healthy Aging).