2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 09, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.)