Certificate in Healthy Aging

The Certificate in Healthy Aging is designed for individuals who are currently working health related fields, or towards an allied health related degree, and are interested in developing a knowledge base related to healthy aging. Through course work, participants will gain a fundamental understanding of processes and changes involved in aging, influence of lifestyle choices on aging, as well as universal problems associated with health-care decisions.

Course Requirements:

  • NURS 211 Learning in Older Adulthood (2 Credit Hours)
  • BIOL 335 Physiology of Aging (3 Credit Hours)
  • NURS 491 Health Care System Policy and Cost (3 Credit Hours)
  • HHP 617 Nutrition and Aging (3 Credit Hours)
  • HHP 618 Exercise Testing and Prescription and Aging (3 Credit Hours)
  • SLP 665 Communication and Aging (2 Credit Hours)

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE: 15 Credit Hours

Contact Information

Glen McNiel
Fort Hays State University
106 Albertson Hall
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone:  (785) 628-4376
Email: gfmcneil@fhsu.edu
Web: HHP