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Gerontology, Graduate Certificate

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Stand Alone:  Yes
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Total Credit Hours:  21

Certificate description: A certificate in gerontology is ideal for professionals in a variety of aging-related fields. Areas include senior-services organizations like centers on aging; senior centers; nursing homes; assisted, independent, and aging-in-place living facilities; non-profit organizations; faith-based groups; and extension educators.

Note: This is an online certificate program.

Certificate web site:

For information about certificate, contact:
Ashlie Lester, Director of Graduate Studies

(573) 882-4035
Address:  314 Gentry Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
Program Length30 months
Program Costs
  • $8,106 for in-state tuition
  • $14,087 for out-of-state tuition
  • $1,695 for mandatory fees
  • $1,026 for books and supplies
  • This College charges an additional $59.10 per credit hour for course fee.
  • All tuition and fees are subject to change. A student’s residency (e.g., resident vs. nonresident), location (e.g., on campus vs. online) and enrollment level (i.e., number of credit hours taken) effect tuition and fee costs. Visit the MU Cashiers Office website for more program cost information.
Median DebtFewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Licensure RequirementThe following states do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
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