Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Allied Health Professions

Aging Studies, Certificate


PO Box 980149

PO Box 843051

Richmond, VA 23298

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Aging Studies, Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Gerontology in the School of Allied Health Professions offers a 22-credit hour Certificate in Aging Studies in Long Term Care Administration. The emphasis of the certificate is to prepare qualified students to apply for licensure as nursing home administrators. The Department of Gerontology also offers a 17-credit hour Certificate in Aging Studies. This certificate is designed for persons already working with the elderly but who have no formal academic training in gerontology or those persons with who have a degree and wish to integrate aging into his/her field.


Southern Association of Colleges & Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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