Gerontology/Eldercare Certificate

Credits Required for Graduation: 18

Program Description

Gerontology is the study of the aging processes and individuals as they grow from middle age through later life. This program provides an interdisciplinary approach to increase student knowledge and understanding in working with and caring for older adults in a variety of settings.

Employment Opportunities

This certificate may augment previous education, training or enhance existing work experience and opportunities.

Gainful employment programs are those “that prepare students for gainful employment in arecognized occupation.” Public institutions are required to report this information for allundergraduate and graduate programs that are Title IV eligible and that lead to certificates,diplomas, graduate certificates or specialist awards. Reporting is not required for undergraduate certificates and diplomas less than 16 credits and graduate certificates and specialist awards that are less than 8 credits. Degree programs at all levels are not considered to be gainful employment programs.

Program Plan

Meet Your Faculty

Sheryle Cuffe (BSN RN) -
Program Coordinator/Instructor
(218) 262-7380
Office: C212