The University of North Georgia (UNG) offers an 18 semester hour Gerontology Certificate. The program is designed to enable students at graduate level, to obtain a certificate in two to three semesters of course work. Students will complete a total of 18 semester hours of graduate level courses to meet the requirements of the certificate program.
Gerontology Certificate courses are offered to current UNG degree seeking students and post baccalaureate non-degree seeking students. Gerontology Certificate courses are offered online. Required course are offered in the Fall and Spring semesters, elective courses are offered on a rotating basis during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. As a capstone experience students select either a supervised Practicum or participate in a Research thesis or project with a faculty member working in any area of Gerontology. Both the practicum and research experience must be approved by a faculty member in the Gerontology program. Capstone experiences are offered Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.
Transfer credits are not accepted for the Gerontology Certificate.
Graduate Admissions Requirements
An individual seeking to enroll in the Gerontology Graduate Certificate program can apply at ung.edu/graduate-admissions/apply-now.
For additional information, contact Dr. Pamela Elfenbein, Director of UNG Academic Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org.