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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Gerontology Certificate


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The Undergraduate Certificate in Gerontology gives students throughout the university the option of combining their existing major of study with an emphasis in gerontology. This certificate is designed to support students who have an interest in adding an aging focus to their declared major. The certificate curriculum provides an overview of biological, psychological, and sociological aspects of aging; health care and social service programs for older persons; and contemporary aging policy issues.

Program Admission

To be admitted to the undergraduate Certificate in Gerontology, students must be regularly enrolled in a degree program at Georgia State University. Students are required to submit an application to the certificate program obtained from the Gerontology Institute and have a minimal institutional GPA of 2.0.

Certificate Requirements


To receive the undergraduate Certificate in Gerontology, students must complete the following 18-semester-hour curriculum with a grade of C or higher on all course work.

Required courses (9 Hours)


Select two of the following required courses (6 Hours)


Select one course (3 Hours)


Select one course (3 Hours)


Required course (3 Hours)


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