Aging Studies Certificate

The undergraduate certificate in Aging Studies will allow students to gain specialized, in-depth knowledge and skills in working with older adults, and increase accessibility for students beyond social work to gain specialized, add-on professional knowledge in aging that could enhance their marketability in the job market.

Required Courses8
AGST 310MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN AGING4
AGST 410MINORITY PERSPECTIVES IN AGING4
Choose one of the following courses4
AGST 415INTRODUCTION TO PALLIATIVE CARE4
AGST 449GRIEF, LOSS AND RESILIENCE4
AGST 456THE OLDER WOMAN4
AGST 457CLINICAL ASSESSMENT IN MIDLIFE AND OLDER ADULTS4
AGST 458PERSPECTIVES ON DEATH AND DYING4
Choose one 400 level course in consultation with AGST Program Director4-5
Total Hours16-17