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Gerontology

The graduate certificate in gerontology is for students who have an interest in learning more about the aging processes and older people. This certificate affords students an opportunity to explore the basic biological, psychological and sociological processes of aging, the effects on needs and experiences of older people and the impact of social policies related to human aging.

How will I focus my studies?

An understanding of the unique problems and needs of older adults in Appalachia and other rural areas is emphasized.

Learn more at the Gerontology site