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Gerontology Certificate

The graduate certificate in Gerontology is designed to prepare you for the broad field of aging services. Advances in medicine have prolonged the lives of older populations, and the need for healthcare professionals in Gerontology is rapidly growing. We will give you the knowledge to effectively and realistically deal with aging patients and others. If you desire a formal education to advance or pursue a career in Gerontology, we can put you on the pathway to success in the profession.  

All applicants must apply through HAMPCAS, a centralized application system.  The Armstrong Graduate Studies application is not used.  Please ignore link below.

HAMPCAS

Industry Highlights

Job growth in employment of home-health aides is projected to grow 50% over the period of 2008-2018

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Retirement Communities
  • Senior Centers
  • Hospice Services
  • Long-Term Care Facilities

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of small class sizes, personalized plans of study and experienced faculty to complete their program.

NEWS:

Read More $5.2 Million Federal Grant to Provide Scholarships to Underserved Students in Waters College of Health Professions

(October 6, 2017) – Armstrong State University Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies Donna Brooks, Ph.D., is the recipient of a four-year U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program Grant valued at $5.2 million.

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

Read More New Waters College of Health Professions Facility Breaks Ground

(Aug. 29, 2017) – Armstrong State University officially broke ground earlier today on the new building that will house the Waters College of Health Professions in Savannah. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal praised the $22 million state-of-the-art facility at a ceremony attended by more than 300 community leaders, political dignitaries, faculty, staff and students.

Read More Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville To Host Family-Friendly Open House on June 6

(May 18, 2017) – The Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville will host an open house event featuring free family-friendly fun. Tours of the Armstrong Liberty Center and information about academic programs will be available, plus free snow cones, cotton candy, face painting and more.

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