Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 21*
*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.
The Elder Care certificate program provides a broad understanding of the aging processes and the programs and skills necessary to work in this diverse and expanding field.
Upon successful completion of the Elder Care certificate, students will be able to:
effectively express opinions and facts through both oral and written communication;
demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to work with the aging population; and
exhibit preparedness to work in an entry-level position in a setting serving the aging population.