Undergraduate CertificateAging Studies

An undergraduate certificate in aging studies (UGC-AGE) allows undergraduate students and working professionals to expand their knowledge in the fundamental concepts of aging—to better serve the aging population. The UGC-AGE gives students an introduction to aging studies, providing aging-specific content focused on psychology.

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Students who complete this 12-hour undergraduate certificate will have satisfied 12 credit hours of introductory and upper-division elective courses toward their bachelor's degree program. The certificate may be completed entirely online through a specific selection of courses. The curriculum can be completed within one academic year, with entry to the program allowed in fall, spring or summer semesters. Students can pursue the certificate concurrently with degree programs such as biology, chemistry, physics, exercise science, premed, social work and clinical disciplines in the College of Health Professions and WSU Tech.

How to enroll

To add this certificate to your plan of study:

  • Log into the myWSU portal, find the Student Tools box (center of the page) and click on "Change my Major/Minor."
  • Click continue (this will show your current major and minor).
  • Click continue, then click "Add a certificate" and choose your certificate program. Click continue and submit request.