Gerontology can be chosen as an area of specialization (area of emphasis, field area) within the curriculum of several other graduate programs at PSU. Many students use this opportunity to obtain the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology in the process.

The Gerontology Certificate and other Graduate Programs at PSU

The advising guides linked below explain how the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology can be combined with other graduate programs:

Connected Program Advising Guides (PDF)

Gerontology and OHSU/PSU's School of Public Health

Gerontology can further be chosen as an area of emphasis in the PhD in Community Health program and as one of the areas of specialization in the Master of Public Health program. Both programs are offered through the OHSU/ PSU's School of Public Health.