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City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Gerontology Aide

Basic Certificate (BC)

​This Basic Certificate program for Gerontology Aide is designed to create the credentials needed to become a Gerontology Aide, or provides extra credentialing for individuals already in a related field who wish to add Gerontology coursework to their credentials.     

Note: Also, see A.A.S. Gerontology Specialist 340. ​​ ​​

For more information on this program, please contact the program coordinator Vincent Volpert at or 773-481-8832.


Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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Program Core Requirements

9 CH

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Required Work-Based Learning Courses

3 CH
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