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Leadership for an Aging Society

The online Graduate Certificate in Leadership for an Aging Society is designed to teach students the fundamentals of the aging process and the leadership skills needed to manage an organization that serves older adults both ethically and effectively. Students will learn how to develop, implement, and assess organizational policy and lead teams that provide support services for older adults.

The online program also covers a variety of topics related to serving in a leadership role in the elder care industry, such as the biological, psychological, and sociological impact of aging; ethical issues surrounding older adults and their families living in community or facility settings, including those of for-profit, nonprofit, and government organizations; and public policy development and approval processes at the local, state, and national levels.

Program Website: 
Leadership for an Aging Society

Program Director:
Pamela Teaster