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Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

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Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

Address:
Graduate Social Work Dept.
Reynolds Hall, Room 107
650 Reynolds Alley
West Chester, PA 19383


Angela Lavery, PhD, LCSW, FT
Phone: 610-738-0341
Email: alavery@wcupa.edu

Application / Registration

Requirements

Applications for the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology will be accepted for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the semester. To be considered for the program, please submit the following items:

  • Completed West Chester University online application.
  • Official transcripts from all previously completed coursework.
  • Written statement of your professional goals. This statement should be a sample of your best professional writing and contain the following information: how your academic and/or professional background prepares you to study within the graduate certificate; why you are interested in pursuing the certificate program and how you hope it will help you reach your professional goals.
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons who know you in a professional capacity.
  • Resume

International applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Completed West Chester University online application.
  • Official course-by-course credential evaluation of all previous programs and degrees completed at institutions outside of the U.S. Please use a NACES accredited credentialing agency.
  • Written statement of your professional goals. This statement should be a sample of your best professional writing and contain the following information: how your academic and/or professional background prepares you to study within the graduate certificate; why you are interested in pursuing the certificate program and how you hope it will help you reach your professional goals.
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons who know you in a professional capacity.
  • Resume
  • Official IELTS or TOEFL scores. For additional information, please visit the International Application Instructions for Graduate Study.

Email gradchs@wcupa.edu for questions about the application process.

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