The Gerontology interdisciplinary program at UNC Charlotte started in 1990 and includes students and faculty from many disciplines. We offer an undergraduate gerontology minor, a graduate Certificate in Gerontology and a Master of Arts in Gerontology. The multidisciplinary nature of the program prepares students and professional interested in specific careers in the field of Gerontology. Read more >>
Graduate Certificate ONLINE
To be considered for admission to the ONLINE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN GERONTOLOGY, you must meet the following admission eligibility requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university.
Original transcripts with a minimum overall GPA of at least 3.0.
Areas of Interest and Research:
Primary focus is on redressing issues of equity and social justice especially within the historical discourse of Adult Education particularly as it relates to race. Through the use of race-based theoretical frameworks such as Africentric Philosophical Theory and Critical Race Theory and the use of qualitative and historical methodology
I integrate issues of educational equity among African American adult learners through historical projects focusing on the 1920-1950 time frame; through informal learning experiences such as Hip Hop and the Spoken Word; and through research on African American doctoral student persistence.