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Gerontology (master's level) (Z100)   

Program Title and Classification

Gerontology (master's level)

Graduate Certificate Program

College: Public Health

Admissions Information

General Requirements:

Program-Specific Requirements:

  • Letters of Recommendation (none)
  • CV/Resume
  • Previously earned Master's degree

*Visa Eligibility: This program is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland.

For more admissions information or to apply to the program, please visit our Graduate School website:

Application Deadlines

Type of Applicant FallSpring
Domestic Applicants:
US Citizens and Permanent Residents
1 Jun10 Dec
International Applicants:
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas
A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants.
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Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at

Degree Requirements

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.)

Total CreditsCore Requirements

18 credits required

At least 12 credits should be designated at the 500 level or higher. At least 3 credits should be completed on the College Park campus.

Required courses with aging related content:

Course that includes physical bases of aging  (3 credits)

Course that includes psychological bases of aging (3 credits)

Course that includes social bases of aging (3 credits)

Internship (3 credits)

Elective courses with aging related content (6 credits)




Associated Information