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Gerontology

Certificate
HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
10 months
Annual In-State Tuition (PA)
$6,757
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$9,660
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
10 months
Total Credits
30
Annual In-State Tuition (PA)
$6,757
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$9,660
Earn your Gerontology degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Humanities and Social Sciences
A degree in the humanities and social sciences gives students an understanding of human development and the nature of human expression. Art, history, philosophy, and literature are a few of the subject matters integrated into the degree program. More employers are seeking applicants with the critical thinking and communication skills that are critical to effective people management roles, according to Burning Glass. Career opportunities include counselor, public relations manager, advertising agent, and human resources specialist.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Pennsylvania Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$225
Credits
30
Annual Tuition Total
$6,750
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$322
Credits
30
Annual Tuition Total
$9,660
Frequently Asked Questions
What is College Collective?

College Collective is a directory of low-cost, fully-online degrees offered by community colleges around the country. Created by a team of higher education experts and technologists, we are a free resource for learners seeking to further their education and advance their careers. Community colleges do not pay to be listed in College Collective.


What is a certificate?

A certificate is a postsecondary credential granted in a specific field of study. Students typically complete certificate programs within six months to a year. Certificates validate one’s knowledge and skills when applying to jobs, and some credits may be used to transfer to degree programs at the same or another institution.

What do I need to be successful in earning my degree online?

A reliable internet connection and a personal computer.

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About This College
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HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College
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Accreditation
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Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Founded in 1887, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Its headquarters are in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.