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Fort Hays State University
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Phone: 785-628-4376
Email: gaschumacher@fhsu.edu
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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.

Certificate Requirements:

  • HHP 605 Introduction to Gerontology (3 Credit Hours)
  • HHP 612 Physiology of Aging (3 Credit Hours)
  • HHP 613 Issues in Aging (2 Credit Hours)
  • HHP 617 Nutrition and Aging ( 3 Credit Hours)
  • HHP 619 Exercise Testing & Prescription for Elderly (3 Credit Hours)

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE: 14 Credit Hours

 

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