E. Ayn Welleford, Ph.D.
Associate professor and chair
Aging Studies, Certificate in (Post-baccalaureate graduate certificate)
The Certificate in Aging Studies program is designed to meet the needs of those individuals who want graduate training in gerontology but who do not want to complete the full master’s program. This program is complementary to the Master of Science program. Certificate students who wish to enter the Master of Science program must make formal application and abide by the admission requirements outlined in this bulletin.
In addition to the Certificate in Aging Studies, there are jointly presented specialty certificates: M.S. in Occupational Therapy and Certificate in Aging Studies; M.S.W. and Certificate in Aging Studies; Certificate in Aging Studies with the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling; Certificate in Aging Studies with the School of Pharmacy. Courses for the certificate also are available in a distance format. Contact the Department of Gerontology directly for information on the distance couses at (804) 828-1565.