The OSU S.A.G.E. Program offers an integrated series of courses in aging that provides participants with the opportunity to obtain the knowledge, as well as develop the skills and attitudes critical to meeting the health and social service needs of older adults. This three-course distance learning program of The Ohio State University is appropriate for graduate level students, professionals seeking continuing education, and others caring for our aging population. 

Participants successfully completing the OSU S.A.G.E. Program receive a Certificate of Completion in Gerontology from The Ohio State University (some exclusions apply).

Upcoming Course Schedule

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2020 OSU S.A.G.E. Program

Course Begins Ends Registration Deadline

Introduction to Applied Gerontology Spring Semester, 2020 Faculty: Michele Stokes, Ph.D., MS

January 6, 2020 April 24, 2020

Registration is now closed. Please contact the office for more information.


Interdisciplinary Case Studies in Clinical Gerontology
Summer Semester, 2020

Faculty: Michele Stokes, Ph.D., MS

May 13, 2020 July 31, 2020

Online Registration is now closed. Please contact the office for information regarding seat availability.

Issues and Trends in Aging
Fall Semester, 2020

August 25, 2020 December 9, 2020

Online registration is open for a limited number of seats. Please contact the office for more information.

This course provides a foundation for the further study of aging and the development of improved services to aging individuals and populations.

The multiple dimensions of aging are considered - physiological, psychological, cognitive,...(Read More)

We are living longer and often with more chronic, rather than acute, problems. These issues may involve care from several different disciplines as well as understanding the environments and families of older adults.

Increasingly we ar...(Read More)

This course introduces students to the broad political and social framework and policy considerations that impact the aging population. Throughout, a problem-based approach will be used to address national political, social, and economic polici...(Read More)

3 Course Series

Full 3 Course Series Fee