Gerontology (Post Bachelor's) Download to print
College of Education, Health and Human Services
Jointly offered by Kent State and the University of Akron, the Gerontology certificate offers basic preparation for students in their selected discipline while concurrently providing specialized training in gerontology. Coursework completed at either institution may be applied to the certificate.
*Meets the psychosocial requirement of the certificate.
The certificate program is based on the recommended standards of excellence established by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. The faculty at both Kent State University and The University of Akron are nationally and internationally recognized scholars in gerontology. Many are Fellows of the Gerontological Society of America (http://www.geron.org). Faculty are available to assist students with course selection, research projects and other matters of interest in the field of gerontology.
Additional information and application materials are available from our Web sites: http://www.kent.edu/ehhs/gero/index.cfm or http://www3.uakron.edu/ilsdg/. Interested students should contact one of the certificate directors:
Gregory Smith, Ed.D., Director
Human Development Center
Kent State University
100 Nixson Hall
Kent, OH 44242-0001
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