What are the benefits of a gerontology certificate?
A gerontology certificate complements a degree in any field.
- Public health providers and health educators with
knowledge of aging will be able to design the best
interventions for the group with the most health issues.
- Interior designers who understand the physical
changes associated with aging are better prepared to
meet the needs of those designing their retirement home.
- Psychologists who know what mental changes are
normal as we grow older can more easily identify
problems that require treatment.
- Students in any field can increase their
marketability by highlighting gerontology as an
additional area of expertise.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Tina Kruger or complete a
request for information