Frank J. Manning Certificate in Gerontology (online)

Program Information

Since 1980, the Frank J. Manning Certificate Program has equipped students with skills and resources necessary to build rewarding careers in gerontology and provides those already employed in the field the credentials to advance.

The six-course, Manning Certificate Program is well-suited for students interested in the improvement of care, research, policy development, and quality-of-life programs for older adults. In this certificate program, you will gain an understanding of the aging network and aging process through direct service, research, field placements, social and public policy, and legislative advocacy for the elderly. Coursework for the Manning Certificate is offered online.

Program Highlights

Curriculum Highlights

The nationally-acclaimed Frank J. Manning Certificate Program in Gerontology is part of the Gerontology program of the McCormack Graduate School (MGS) and is offered online in partnership with the College of Advancing and Professional Studies (CAPS).



Program of Merit Designation by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)


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