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MSW Certificate in Aging and Health

Welcome to the MSW Certificate in Aging and Health. For over forty years, Rutgers School of Social Work  has been committed to developing a gerontological social work workforce that is prepared to provide leadership and demonstrate excellence in supporting adults as they age. Please watch this video with Certificate Coordinator, Dr. Lauren Snedeker, to learn more about this opportunity.

View a copy of the Aging and Health brochure

Why a Certificate in Aging and Health?

This certificate provides students with:

  • Access to a cohesive community made of peers, professionals and faculty to network and learn with
  • Close mentorship from faculty with clinical expertise in the field of aging
  • Opportunity to receive more in-depth education about the aging experience, clinical theories, evidence-best practices for this population and their communities
  • An enhanced field experience that includes a specific focus on aging and health
  • Specialization in a discipline of social work that is exponentially growing and in need of more professionals

News & Updates

Read the latest Aging & Health Certificate news and updates in the Spring 2022 newsletter

Aging & Health Certificate student Halle Sentman shares her experience proposing a bill to support caregivers at her field placement at NJ's District 11 office.

Lauren Snedeker, Assistant Professor of Teaching and Coordinator for the Aging and Health Certificate Program, shares thoughts and resources in recognition of National Family Caregivers Month.

View recordings of recent events and presentations on our YouTube playlist.

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Eligibility & Requirements

for MSW Certificate in Aging and Health
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Taub Fellowship in Aging

Competitive Scholarship Program
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MSW Admissions

Apply to Rutgers School of Social Work
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Continuing Ed Certificates

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