Organizing and Managing Senior Transportation Options, Certificate

Life expectancy exceeds driving expectancy, yet few people plan for a time when they can no longer drive safely. Unfortunately, the same physical and cognitive limitations that make it difficult or impossible for older adults to drive also can make it difficult or impossible for them to access many transportation services. Organizing and managing transportation services that meet the needs of senior passengers is a major challenge for communities across America.

This online certificate program is appropriate for professionals in the field of aging services and transportation services interested in addressing senior transportation challenges and managing services that meet the mobility needs of an aging population. The certificate emphasizes specialized transportation services for senior passengers as well as public and community transportation services, but also identifies and discusses the needs of older adult passengers.

This certificate program explores a broad range of senior transportation issues and options including:

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). This is a non-credit program. Each course is graded on a pass/fail basis; no letter grades are awarded.

This certificate is offered in conjunction with the Gerontology Institute, McCormack Graduate School of Policy & Global Studies.

Schedule & Fees

This course is not currently being offered. For more information, please contact us

Fall 2018 - Online
September 10 - December 7
Class No: 1725
Fee: $1000

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