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Gerontology Graduate certificate Program (Non-Degree) – Coursework & Requirements

Required Courses (12 Credit Hours)

For full details, see the official program listing in the UNC Graduate Catalog.

For an example of upcoming courses, visit the Current Program Students page.

GERO 560 Community Resources for Older Adults (3)

GERO 625 Psychosocial Aspects of Aging (3)

GERO 635 Social Policies of Aging (3)

GERO 640 Health Aspects of Gerontology (3)

At least two of the courses above are offered each Fall and Spring semester. For more details about the course of study and to establish the best course of study for your progress through the certificate, contact the Academic Program Coordinator.

Earn credit toward a Master's Degree

This 12 credit hour (4 courses) certificate also serves as a head start toward a UNC Gerontology Master of Arts degree, for those who are interested in further education in the field. This master's degree is offered on campus at UNC.

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Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
2-4 terms
$565/credit hour

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Program Coordinator:

Susan Collins, PhD

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