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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Aging Studies - Graduate Certificate

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The Certificate of Study in Aging Studies is granted upon completion of 15 credits of coursework in Aging Studies and related courses. The Certificate program includes 5 specific courses that are designed to build and enhance skills in the areas of leadership, program administration and policy development. The goal of this certificate is to develop transformational leaders that can become a force for positive social change related to aging within their communities and organizations. This program is fully online and is designed to support the ability of working professionals to meet their educational goals without disrupting their careers. Admission to the Certificate program requires formal application to the Aging Studies. The Director of the Aging Studies serves as the academic advisor for students pursuing this certificate.

Common Core
* GERO 550 New Directions in Aging Policy (3)
* GERO 600 Gerontology Theory and Practice (3)
* GERO 603 Leadership and Transformation in Aging (3)
* SOC 517 Program Administration (3)
* SOC 566 Program Planning (3)

Gainful Employment Program Information
The program is a Gainful Employment program regulated by the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education requires additional information be provided to you about this certificate program. For more information follow these links: