A certificate in gerontology is available to all IPFW students earning undergraduate degrees. It is also available to non-degree–seeking students. The program provides basic academic courses concerning aging as well as course work in social issues and applied topics concerning the elderly. A practicum component involves applied work in a setting serving older individuals.
To earn the certificate, you must (1) meet all regular IPFW admission requirements (see Part 7); and (2) complete the following 18 credits with a grade of C or better in each course. The program of study must be approved by the gerontology program director. All prerequisites must be satisfied before enrolling in any of the courses listed below.