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 Week of April 22, 2020

Registration will close on December 30, 2019. 

Payment must be made in order to ensure a seat in the course.

Interdisciplinary Case Studies in
Clinical Gerontology

Summer Semester, 2019

Faculty: Michele Stokes, Ph.D., MS

  May 6, 2020 Week of July 27, 2020

Registration will close on April 29, 2020. 

Payment must be made in order to ensure a seat in the course.

Issues and Trends in Aging
Fall Semester, 2019

  August 20, 2019 Week of December 12, 2019

Registration is now closed.  

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