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Online Graduate Certificate in Gerontology Offered at Appalachian

BOONE – Appalachian State University is accepting applications for an online Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology. Online classes will begin in the fall. Class size is limited.

Courses are offered through Appalachian’s Department of Sociology and Social Work in cooperation with the university’s Office of Extension and Distance Education.

A Certificate in Gerontology positions recipients to work within one of the most rapidly growing fields in the nation. Additionally, it empowers them to deal realistically, pragmatically and effectively with their own aging and the aging of others.

To request applications or additional information, visit, or contact Sandra Krause at the Office of Extension and Distance Education via e-mail at or call 1-800-355-4084. Applications are due on or before July 1.