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Certificate in Gerontology

The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology is open to post-bachelor level students who are interested in the area of gerontology. It is designed to provide knowledge, skills, and specialized training in programs and services for older persons. The certificate includes core courses on aging in the following areas: social work, rehabilitation, health, exercise and education. Courses within the certification program will include, but not be limited to: policy and program issues, psychosocial issues and health and fitness issues. Students must complete 15 semester hours of study including a minimum of three hours of capstone project, to earn the certificate.

For more information contact:

School of Human Sciences
Southern Illinois University
Mail Code 4310
Carbondale, IL  62901
Telephone: 618-453-3133
Email: siucgerontology@siu.edu