This program accepts applications throughout the year, and you can begin the program at the start of any academic Fall or Spring semester. It is recommended that you apply at least 60 days before the start of the semester for which you desire admission, but you can contact the Academic Program Coordinator to confirm upcoming deadlines.
Applicants for Online Programs: please be sure to check your eligibility by state of residence.
If you are currently an admitted graduate student in another UNC program and would like to add in this certificate, you do not need to reapply. Please 1) contact the Program Coordinator, indicating that you are an admitted graduate student; and 2) email the Graduate School at firstname.lastname@example.org to tell them you wish to add the Gerontology Certificate.
You will apply to the program and then submit additional materials:
Once you apply to the UNC Graduate School and your application packet is complete, your application will be reviewed by the graduate school then sent to the faculty/program for an admission decision.
All international (non-U.S. citizen) applicants should mark Yes for "Are you an international student?" at the beginning of the graduate application process. In addition to any application steps listed above, you will also need to prepare the following for your application:
** = Items marked with ** are only required for applicants who will be coming to the United States.
For more information about UNC International Admissions and the UNC Center for International Education, please visit the International Admissions site, email email@example.com, or call 970-351-2831.
Susan Collins, PhD