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Coastline College's major and certificate in gerontology was developed using the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education's National Guidelines for Gerontology Programs and can be completed totally online in as little as one-year. For more information download our Program Brochure . The Gerontology Program has received awards and recognition including a California Virtual Campus Model Course of the Year and the Instructional Technology Council National Award for Program Excellence.

Changing demographics are making the study of the aging process an important addition to every field of study. Gerontology is not only a field of study to major in; it is becoming an important minor for every major. Our program strives to offer practical applications of theories in aging that can be used in everyday life.

An Employment Link for Jobs in California

Coastline's Gerontology Program is a Job Posting Affiliate for the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics. Jobs posted to our site are automatically uploaded to CCGG's Statewide database of jobs related to the aging field. Employers wishing to post opportunities go through a simple process to become approved and are then given a code that allows them to post, change and update their openings. Those seeking employment may search the site by a number of parameters, including location and salary range.

Post or view job listings .

Support Students Studying the Aging Process

Remember your donations to the Coastline Gerontology Program under the Alumni and Support Group are tax deductible. We thank you for your support and look forward to enhancing the education and training of professionals to improve the quality of life of elders and their loved ones. For more information download our Support Brochure (PDF).

Gerontology Documents

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Coastline Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits, and potential employment options of our certificate programs.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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