The Specialist in Aging is designed to provide a broad orientation to the field of aging. The program prepares students for the Michigan Nursing Home Licensure Exam and is intended to complement and enhance career opportunities for students across a variety of majors. The Specialist in Aging program is open to UM-Flint students as a minor and to non-degree students as a certificate program.
Students can be admitted into a certificate program if they are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program; have earned a bachelor’s degree; or have not earned a bachelor’s degree but would like to earn a certificate. Degree-seeking students will declare the certificate program by submitting a change of program form in SIS. The certificate appears on a student’s official transcript. Non-Candidate For Degree students may apply directly through the undergraduate non-degree admissions procedures. This certificate program is Not Eligible for Federal Financial Aid if a student is not degree-seeking. Students completing a certificate only are not allowed to participate in Commencement, however the certificate will appear on a student’s official transcript.