Applied Gerontology

The certificate in Applied Gerontology is a collaborative UWM Certificate Program, but run by the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare's Department of Social Work.  

This certificate is designed for students who have an interest in linking practice and research to improve the quality of life of older adults.  UWM's nationally recognized faculty are dedicated to mentoring students in their chosen paths through the field, be it into academic research and publishing in the field of aging, or innovating practice methods in the care of older adults in the community.  Find out how the Applied Gerontology Certificate will benefit your academic and career goals.