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Gerontology Certificate

The Gerontology Certificate Program is an interdepartmental program at Utah State University that is sponsored by the department of Human Development and Family Studies, in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The certificate is designed to prepare students for professional careers in the field of aging. It is not a separate degree; rather any student seeking any degree at Utah State University may apply to the program. The certificate is awarded in addition to the student's bachelors, masters, or doctorate, and a record of the certificate is available on the student's official transcript.

A currently enrolled student of any USU degree or discipline, with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher, is eligible to apply. This includes "on-campus" students, as well as students enrolled in distance education and online degree programs.