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¿Qué aprenderé?

The Certificate is only available to students not pursuing a degree in Gerontology.

Gerontology is the study of older people and the issues associated with aging. Although it is housed in the Faculty of Health, the program in Gerontology is open to all B.A. students as a minor, concentration, major or specialization. Students learn using a multidisciplinary, intergenerational and cross-cultural approach to aging. The curriculum is based on many disciplines, including physiology, psychology, biology, religious studies, ethics, sociology and public policy.

Certificate in Gerontology (ALSO OFFERED ONLINE)

  • GERO 1016E Introduction to Gerontology I: Understanding Aging Today
  • GERO 1017E Introduction to Gerontology II: Caring For the Elderly in Canada
  • GERO 2016E Optimal Aging I
  • GERO 2017E Optimal Aging II
  • 18 credits of Gerontology electives

Career Opportunities

Graduate studies, law and insurance, older adults’ residences, health promotion and education, retirement home administration, occupational therapy, private business that assists with daily living, healthcare, human kinetics, long-term care, ministry and pastoral services, social work, human service professionals, researchers, program directors, administrators and small business owners.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Health

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (30 horas de crédito)

Costos de estudio
CAD$25.960,00 (US$ 20.983) por año
This is for 30 credit hours; Incidental and SGA Association Fees: CAN $1,105.61
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Mayo, Septiembre 2022

Lugar

Laurentian University

Campus Sudbury,

935 Ramsey Lake Road,

SUDBURY,

Ontario (ON),

P3E 2C6, Canada

En línea/Distancia (30 horas de crédito)

Costos de estudio
CAD$25.960,00 (US$ 20.983) por año
This is for 30 credit hours; Incidental and SGA Association Fees: CAN $1,105.61 (The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students)
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Mayo, Septiembre 2022

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

All secondary school applicants must successfully complete six Grade 12 4U/M courses and receive the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate are eligible for admission provided they have achieved a minimum score of 24 and have fulfilled the diploma requirements (six subjects, minimum three at the higher level). Applicants who have achieved a score of 28 or greater may receive transfer credits for higher level courses with grades of 5 or higher. English Language Requirements: Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) - Test Of English as a Foreign Language: 88 overall; Computer-based TOEFL (CBT) - Test Of English as a Foreign Language: 230 overall; IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall No band lower than 6.0; Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more; CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language Assessment: 70 overall No part below 60; Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees - CanTEST: 4.5 overall No part below 4; PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 overall.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students must have successfully completed and obtained a secondary school diploma equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and meet the minimum academic requirements for their program.

English language requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL -iBT): 88 Overall

IELTS Academic - International English Language Testing System: 6.5 overall (No band lower than 6.0)

Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more

PTE Academic - Pearson Test of English: 60 Overall.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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