Welcome to the OSU S.A.G.E. Program!
We hope you have heard about The Ohio State University S.A.G.E. Program and are visiting the web site to gather some additional information, or maybe you were searching the Internet in pursuit of aging education opportunities, and in particular "distance education" in the field of aging. In any case, we are very proud of this distance education program of the Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology at The Ohio State University, and hope you will spend a few minutes becoming more familiar with what the program has to offer.
The OSU S.A.G.E. Program Is...
A three-course distance learning program of The Ohio State University which provides continuing education and training in the field of aging. Throughout the series of internet-based courses, special attention is devoted to issues of social, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
All students successfully completing the program receive a Certificate of Completion in Gerontology from The Ohio State University.
Please go to Registration for information about tuition and credit opportunities.
Following is the 2013 Series schedule:
- Introduction to Applied Gerontology begins January 7, 2013 and ends the week of April 22, 2013. Enrollment deadline: December 21, 2012.
- Case Studies in Clinical Gerontology begins June 10, 2013 and ends the week of July 29, 2013. Enrollment deadline: May 15, 2013.
- Issues and Trends in Aging begins August 21, 2013 and ends the week of December 5, 2013. Enrollment deadline: August 2, 2013.
Who Should Complete the Program?
Professionals working in the field of aging who need additional discipline-specific training, individuals who provide services for older adults, and those wanting to pursue a career serving older adults who do not wish to or cannot return to graduate school; administrators, regulators, policy makers, direct service providers, program evaluators, and others caring for our aging population. Internet-based courses allow students the flexibility of learning "where and when it's convenient," accommodating busy professional and personal lifestyles.