The program specializes in management, education, nutrition, and gerontology. The management and education specializations are designed for career enhancement of individuals holding credentials in medical- or health-related fields or having experience in hospitals or other health service delivery systems. The nutrition concentration is designed for entry level or career development of individuals who have experience or credentials in the field and those who do not. The gerontology concentration prepares professionals to promote a long, healthy, disease free, vibrant and well planned lifestyle among the aging individuals they serve; to contribute to the field of gerontology; and to have a positive impact on the aging population in their communities.
Western Carolina University is a campus within the University of North Carolina and is accredited by