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Advanced Certificate in Aging Studies

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Students will gain awareness of the biological, psychological, and sociological foundations of aging in the United States.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of public policy and its impact on health and aging.
  3. Students will develop an understanding of the existing service delivery system for older adults and will identify approaches to improving services.
  4. Students will identify ways to assist older adults, families, and organizations to achieve a successful response to aging.