Geriatric Certificate Program
Working with the elderly can be challenging, exciting and rewarding.
Are you looking for a career in an area that...
- works with the fastest growing population in the world?
- needs people with a broad range of skills, and who aim to improve people's lives?
- can make a difference in the lives of those most in need?
The Geriatric Certificate Program at Idaho State University is for you!
Students must be at least junior-standing or graduate students to begin the 3-course Geriatric Certificate Program:
- DHS 4402/5502 Survey of Aging Issues (3 credits, fall semester)
- DHS 4403/5503 Interprofessional Systems in Geriatric Management (3 credits, spring semester)
- DHS 4404/5504 Geriatric Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Internship (2 credits, spring semester)
For more information or to get started, contact:
Sister Anthony Marie Greving, Coordinator
ISU Geriatric Certificate Program
ISU’s Kasiska Division of Health Sciences offers the 8-credit Geriatric Certificate Program to prepare students to support the increasing elderly population with health care needs, and gain practical experience through 90 hours of hands-on educational rotation.
The Geriatric Certificate Program at ISU is available online, and awards undergraduate and graduate students with a Geriatric Certificate along with their degree upon graduation.
Credits count towards upper-division elective credits for undergraduate students, or elective credits for graduate students.
The certificate cannot be awarded without the completion of a concurrent degree program.