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  • Guidance and Counseling

  • Family and Consumer Science

  • Management

  • Marketing

  • Mental Health Counseling

  • Nursing

  • Psychology

  • Public Health

  • Sociology

  • Social Work

  • Technical Education

A certificate in gerontology can support and enhance in-demand careers such as a social worker, nurse, or home health aide.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that the healthcare industry will see the largest increase in employment between 2019 and 2029 among occupational categories in the United States.

During the same period, the BLS projects 34% job growth for home health and personal care aides, 8% growth for nursing assistants, and 13% growth for social workers.

More than 340 students have obtained a certificate in Gerontology. 


Academic areas represented include:

  • Architecture

  • Biology

  • Speech Pathology & Audiology

  • Business Administration

  • Communications

  • Communicative Diseases

  • Counseling/Community Counseling

  • Education

  • Educational Administration

  • Exercise Science

  • Family and Child Development

  • Fashion

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