Gerontology: Online graduate certificate
Graduate certificate in gerontology
- Program type: Graduate certificate
- Academic home: College of Human Environmental Sciences | Department of Human Development and Family Science
- Delivery mode: 100 percent online
- Credit hours: 21
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission
- Estimated program cost: $11,445*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Get the certificate you deserve
The online graduate certificate in gerontology from MU can help you advance your career meeting the needs of Americans 65 and older. If you want to better understand the diversity among the aging population and the unique challenges they face, this may be the certificate for you.
Program structure and topics
Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.
Courses are semester-based. Students typically take two classes each semester and finish in under two years.
Course work covers
- Grant development and management
- Long-term care
- Mental health
- Physical health and aging
- Program design, implementation and evaluation
- Women and aging
Great Plains IDEA Human Sciences
Great Plains IDEA Human Sciences is a consortium of 13 universities offering fully online undergraduate and graduate program options in human sciences. Students apply to and are admitted by one university, enroll in all of their courses through that university and graduate from that university. However, the online courses are taught by faculty in the discipline from several universities. All students pay one common price no matter where each of the classes is based.
Ask us about this program
This program is administered by the Department of Human Development and Family Science.