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St. Joseph's College New York    
 
    
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Gerontology Certificate (Professional Studies)


Designed for adults pursuing various careers in aging, this 12 credit certificate provides gerontological knowledge essential to understanding and serving an older population. This certificate is particularly well suited for professionals who wish to redirect or focus their skills to meet the needs of an aging population.

Courses taken for the Certificate in Gerontology may be applied toward the B.S. in Human Services, Health Administration, General Studies or Recreation.

Required Gerontological Field/Clinical Experience


 Students Will Need to Complete ONE Field Placement in a Geriatric Setting.

Total Required for Certificate: 12 Credits


Note(s): (A minimum of 12 credits toward this certificate must be taken at St. Joseph’s College. Approval is necessary before registering for the practicum. A cumulative index of 2.0 with a grade of B or better in the practicums is required for the certificate.)