Gerontology Certificate

Curriculum

  • To earn the certificate, students must complete a minimum of 18 credits in accordance with the specified curriculum.
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in each course.

 

  • HLSC-G350 Survey of Programs for Older Adults
  • HLSC-G370 Psychosocial Aspects of Aging
  • HLSC-G375 Physical Change and Aging
  • HLSC-G450 Seminar in Gerontology (capstone course)

  • HLSC-H220 Aging and the Older Person
  • NTRD-N265 Nutrition and Exercise or equivalent
  • HLSC-G410 Service Learning in Geriatrics

Certificate Requirements and Eligibility

Certificate Requirements

  • To earn the certificate, students must complete a minimum of 18 credits in accordance with the specified curriculum.
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in each course.

Eligibility

  • The Gerontology Certificate is open to all IUPUI students, regardless of major, and can be pursued as a stand-alone degree or combined with an associate's or bachelor's degree. 
  • In order to enroll in our Certificate in Gerontology, you must be admitted to IUPUI.
  • If you are not currently admitted to IUPUI, you will need to meet the admission requirements established by IUPUI, and where applicable, the Office of International Affairs. For more information, visit admissions.iupui.edu/apply.
  • Courses in the Certificate in Gerontology can be used to fulfill requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences.