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Graduate Certificate in Aging Studies

Graduate Certificate in Aging Studies

People are living longer and the number of older adults is increasing, along with the diversity of their needs and interests. By 2015, individuals over the age of 60 will comprise over 20% of the American population – a trend scene in many countries. The demand for professionals with expertise in aging is growing rapidly, and career opportunities are numerous and varied.

Students who complete a Graduate Certificate in Aging Studies will be prepared for administrative and leadership roles in organizations serving older adults.  Through this program students: gain an increased knowledge of aging policies, programs, and services; think critically and utilize problem solving skills to address organizational problems; and apply knowledge to recognize and respond to the needs of older adults within their community.

The Graduate Certificate in Aging Studies requires a minimum of 12 hours of credit hours. All core classes and many electives are available on-line in a flexible format.  For more information please contact Marybeth Hunt at  Marybeth.hunt@wku.edu  or call 270 745-3177. 

  

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