Gerontology CC

Education, Human Services and Criminal Justice Department | C.C. Certificate of Completion | 1 year

Study the science of aging and work closely with the elderly with a certificate in Gerontology or from Clackamas Community College.

The field of gerontology looks at aging from a variety of perspectives, including health, economics, well-being, social policy and more. The population in the United States and around the world is aging, creating exciting opportunities to assist people as they adapt to the aging process. This is the ideal program for those who have a passion for working with older adults, either as a first career or as a career change.

The program includes a variety of courses and electives, as well as one-on- one advising and field experience, while the Nursing Assistant - Gerontology Specialist certificate combines the clinical training found in nursing assistance with gerontology, adding an element of medical knowledge to the practice of elderly care.

Gerontology CC

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