The gerontology certificate at Labouré is a 100% online certificate program focusing on the study of aging and care for older adults.
During the program, you'll explore healthy aging from bio-psycho-social perspectives and gain insight into your own aging process along the way.
As a student in the gerontology certificate program, you:
- Explore health disparities that are critical to understanding risk factors that impact aging
- Learn about health equity goals, the continuum of care that older adults navigate, and funding sources for older adults
- Can finish the program in 6 months, earning 9 college credits
As our population ages and we're living longer, elder care makes up a significant portion of the healthcare system.
Not sure if this program is the best fit? Here are some interesting highlights!
age of the fastest growing patient population - expected to double in size by 2060
approximate projected growth in healthcare occupations from 2019 - 2029
college credits you can apply to an associate or bachelor's degree