College of Social Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Gerontology (Certificate Track)
As a large segment of the United States population enters retirement and old age in the coming years, the need for services that address the unique circumstances of these individuals will increase. The Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Gerontology (Certificate Track) prepares you to provide the specialized services for this growing population early in your career. You'll explore social programs, retirement issues, personal care needs and current social systems that affect this population.
To help you gain job skills earlier in your program, the certificate option allows you to move core courses toward the front of your degree program. The certificate you earn will be an additional credential, which you can leverage to help you get a new position or promotion.
Speak with an Enrollment Representative to learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Gerontology (Certificate Track). You can also learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree program without the certificate option or view other concentrations.
*In Maryland, the Bachelor of Science in Human Services has an emphasis in Gerontology.
Requirements and prerequisites
You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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