Gerontology (Graduate Certificate)

School of Lifespan Development & Educational Sciences

There are a number of optional graduate certificate programs available to supplement the M.A. in Human Development and Family Studies, depending on the student’s professional interests and goals. Completion of one of these certificates will require some extra coursework beyond that required for the M.A. in HDFS. Certified Family Life Educator granted through the National Council on Family Relations.

Family Life Educators bring family research and best practices to individuals, couples, families and parents via an educational approach in order to build strengths and avert problems. 

Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Development (child, adolescent, human, gerontology, or family)
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies