Post-Master's Certificate in Geropsychology and Elder Care

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Geropsychology and Elder Care is designed to assist in training individuals interested in working with older adults and their families. As the world’s population continues to age, the demand will continue for individuals trained in geropsychology. Coursework in this certificate prepares individuals for career opportunities in health facilities, mental health clinics, numerous government agencies, and community organizations.


Note on Licensure: The Post-Master's Certificate in Psychology program is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counseling professional.

At A Glance

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
Post-Master's Cert 18 6 13 months View Course Catalog

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Students in the Post-Master's Certificate program will expand their knowledge of the chosen subject, while challenging themselves in doctoral level courses.

*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Important Information for Students, Including Gainful Employment
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