Barbara Kopp Miller, Ph.D., administrative director, Center for Successful Aging
The Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Gerontological Practice at the University of Toledo is offered through the Center for Successful Aging and is designed to provide knowledge about contemporary issues in gerontology and geriatrics and prepare individuals for working with older adults and their families in the current interprofessional health care system.
A unique feature of the Certificate Program is the delivery system. Recognizing that individuals continually balance personal and professional responsibilities, the courses are accessible "24/7" through distance education methods. The five course curriculum is focused on meeting the educational needs of health care professionals and students through effective and innovative educational methods. Minimum credits required for the Certificate in Contemporary Gerontological Practice is 15 credits.
Students are admitted for fall or spring semesters. The application deadline is July 1 for fall admission and November 1 for spring admission. To be considered for admittance into the program, a candidate must:
- Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum 3.0 undergraduate grade point average. Degrees in progress will be considered. Official transcripts are required;
- Submit two online letters of recommendation;
- Submit a completed online application and the accompanying application fee.
Only online applications through the College of Graduate Studies are accepted.
Students who are currently enrolled in a program at the University of Toledo may apply to the Graduate Certificate Program by submitting an online Request to Add a Graduate Certificate Form. Students will also need to complete a Plan of Study form. The student must be in good standing in her or her current degree. (The accompanying fee is waived.)
|GERO 5400||Health and Aging||3|
|GERO 5410||Issues Contemp Gerontol Pract||3|
|GERO 5420||Grief and Bereavement Issues||3|
|GERO 5430||Funding Adult Programming||3|
|GERO 5440||Independent Study Gerontology (Offered Fall, Spring and Summer)||3|