Gerontology Certificate | Education and Human Services | SIU

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Gerontology Certificate

Gerontology is the multidisciplinary study of the aging processes and individuals as they grow from middle age through later life. 

It includes:

  1. Study of the physical, mental and social changes in older people as they age
  2. Investigation of the changes in society resulting from an aging population
  3. Application of this knowledge to policies and programs

For more information about this program, visit the Gerontology website or contact the coordinator below:

Dr. Philip Anton
Telephone: (618) 453-3124