Gerontology (GC) - Online
The Certificate affords students an opportunity to explore the basic biological, psychological, and sociological processes of aging, the effects on needs and experiences of older people, and the impact of social policies related to human aging. An understanding of the unique problems and needs of older adults in Appalachia and other rural areas is emphasized.
Course Delivery OptionsBlended, On-campus, or Online
Program Application RequirementsPersonal Statement
Graduate Program Application Requirements
Application requirements and admission requirements- an application and a 3.0 GPA
English Proficiency Requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.