Some use the certificate for continuing education credits or a career ladder opportunity. A graduate certificate can also be used to supplement a master's degree in another field.


Course List
Code Title Credits
Required Courses
HDFS 721 Contemporary Perspectives on Adult Development and Aging 3
HDFS 723 Foundations in Integrative Aging Studies 3
Elective Courses- Select 2 6
HNES 652
Physical Health, Wellness, Nutrition and Active Aging
ADHM 705
Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Environments for Aging
HDFS 722
Applied Research Methods and Evaluation of Aging Programs
HDFS 725
Socioemotional and Cognitive Well-being throughout Adulthood
HDFS 726
Family Relationships and Aging
HDFS 760
Aging Policy and Advocacy
HDFS 761
Implementation of Community Programs for Older Adults
HDFS 790
Graduate Seminar (*)
Total Credits 12