Toronto Metropolitan University

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Aging and Gerontology

Toronto Metropolitan University

Faculty:The Chang School
Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Gerontology


As the population ages in Canada and across the globe, there are growing opportunities for career development in the fields of aging and gerontology. With older adults representing an increasing percentage of the population, more professionals are working with older adults across a diverse spectrum of disciplines and professions.

Equip yourself with the skills to meet the unique needs of this growing demographic through the application of gerontology theory, practice, and policy change. Learn how you can contribute innovative critical thinking and problem-solving to the opportunities and challenges of Canada’s aging population.

The Certificate in Aging and Gerontology may be completed entirely online through a variety of courses featuring interactive content and experiential learning.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    It is recommended that applicants have the following:

    OSSD with six Grade 12 U or M credits, or equivalent, or mature student status is required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 02, 2020