Certificate of Achievement
The Aging Studies Certificate is a multidisciplinary approach to the study of aging, the aging process, and working with older adults. Biological, sociological, and psychological aspects of aging are explored. The program certificate aims to educate individuals seeking a career in the field of aging, pursuing advancement in their careers, and/or who desire to expand their knowledge for personal growth. The certificate program allows students to choose elective courses and provides suggested pathways and career objectives. Employment opportunities may include: business, marketing, environmental design, nutrition, health, recreation, fitness, food services/preparation, social/human services, senior communities, home health care, caregiving, and travel. Additional certification, degrees, and/or training may be required for the fields listed depending on the employer and occupation.
Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $27,000 to over $208,000 with an average salary of $83,000.