The mission of St. Joseph’s College is to provide a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement.
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.
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.)