The Department of Psychology provides students with a solid foundation in the major theoretical perspectives of psychology and its scientific approach. By studying psychology at Webster, students attain a broad understanding of and appreciation for the complexity and diversity of human behavior within a global context.
Earn a Certificate in Psychology or Gerontology
The undergraduate certificate in Psychology meets the needs of students majoring in something other than psychology but with a strong interest in the field. See more information on the general requirements for an undergraduate certificate.
Webster offers two different graduate certificates in gerontonlogy to non-majors. See more information on the general requirements for a graduate certificate.
Undergraduate Certificate in Psychology
27 Credit Hours
More demanding than the psychology minor but less intensive than the psychology major, this certificate is well suited to students with a strong interest in psychology but who are majoring in another subject. As a stand-alone certificate, it is also appropriate for those students with a strong interest in psychology who have completed a BA or BS at another institution. Available at St. Louis main campus and select international campuses.
Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
18 Credit Hours
This online certificate program has a multidisciplinary frameworkwith a broad educational base concerning the impact of aging on individuals and cultures. The gerontology core courses as well as the program electives are concerned with maximizing the application of gerontological knowledge particularly in areas of direct service, consulting, program development, management and administration. Gerontology courses may be taken as electives in conjunction with other graduate programs.
Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology Enhancement and Specialization
12 Credit Hours
This online certificate program will develop and enhance the managerial and administrative skills of the practitioner and provide students with the knowledge to effectively meet the needs of the aging population in a variety of career settings. .
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