Increase your career opportunities with specialization a rapidly growing field.
Are you interested in an in-depth study of aging? Part of PennWest California's gerontology program, the 18-credit aging specialist certificate will giving you a comprehensive understanding of the psychological, biological, cultural and behavioral aspects of aging - as well as the services and policies affecting the aging population in the United States.
This career-oriented certificate program is designed for professionals who are currently working with older adults, and undergraduate students who are majoring in other areas (such as social work, nursing, communication disorders, psychology and sociology).
Why should you earn an aging specialist certificate from PennWest California?
- Aging specialists are in high demand across industries, and job opportunities continue to grow.
- At PennWest California, you'll complete an invaluable practicum experience that will give you real-word job
- The strong reputation of PennWest California's aging specialist program means employers will seek you out.
- This program is 18 credits - 6 courses and can be completed in as little as two semesters (Fall and Spring).