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Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Care Management


Job opportunities in geriatrics and long term care are expected to grow by more than 35% – ranking among the most rapidly growing employment areas, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The home and community based care sector has grown to approximately four hundred million dollars per year and the provision of services in long term care is estimated to be as much as two billion dollars per year. To meet the demand for geriatric care professionals needed to manage this care, the University of Florida offers an online Graduate Certificate program.

Program: Graduate Certificate (Certificate) Length: 5 courses
Delivery: Web Requirements: Locational - Clinical practice in own community or Gainesville, FL
Computer Requirements
College: The College of Public Health & Health Professions
Department: Behavioral Science & Community Health
Admissions: Admissions for Fall or Spring semesters. Admissions Information
Prerequisites: Applicants must have a bachelors degree in a health or social service discipline with a GPA of 2.0 or better, or have at least 5 years experience as an RN. Non-Native English speakers must have a TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based).
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Public Health & Health Professions
Department of Epidemiology
Gainesville, AA 32610-0175

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