2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Aging Studies Graduate Certificate

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College: Health Professions and Sciences Degree: CRT
Department: School of Social Work
Program Websites: https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/socialwork/

Program Description

This program will not be accepting applications or enrolling new students effective Fall 2010.

The Graduate Certificate in Aging Studies is designed to prepare individuals presently employed in the aging field to increase their knowledge of the special needs of our elderly citizens.

Graduate students who are enrolled in health sciences, psychology, social work, nursing, communication sciences and disorders, or sociology, as well as in other areas, such as liberal arts, music education, physical education, or art education, will find the certificate valuable. The mission of the aging studies certificate is to prepare individuals from diverse disciplines to address the physiological, psychological, sociological, environmental, cultural, legal-ethical, and public policy dynamics inherent in the lives of older adults.


Total Credit Hours Required: 15 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Required Course—3 Credit Hours

Elective Courses—12 Credit Hours

* Physical Therapy majors only

Select four courses from the following.

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Contact Info

Graduate Program

Shawn Lawrence PhD, LCSW
Associate Professor
Telephone: 407-823-3112
HPA 1 Suite 204

Graduate Admissions

Jennifer Yuhas
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233

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