The Gerontology Certificate program is located on Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus in Savannah. The certificate program provides an interdisciplinary background in again and presents the opportunity to explore aspects of aging, relevant to the student’s interests and career goals.
The Gerontology Certificate program is designed to meet the following objectives:
- Students are presented with a theoretical and practical overview of the field of gerontology. The interdisciplinary nature of gerontology is emphasized.
- Students will have supervised experience with older adults in the form of community service, projects or practicum experiences. It is expected that students will respond to older adults as unique, independent individuals.
- Students will be exposed to gerontological research and major public policy issues as well as how these impact aged adults.
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