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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aging Services Leadership Certificate

The Aging Services Leadership (ASL) certificate assists individuals interested in gaining knowledge pertaining to aging, eldercare, and gerontology. The certificate will prepare individuals to understand the cultural, physical, and social aspects of aging along with the aspects of how aging affect populations. The certificate will prepare individuals to apply administrative principles required in the management of aging services such as nursing home, long term care settings, and home health services. The certificate includes required pre-requisite and core courses along with elective courses in which students can tailor the certificate to meet specifications of their career goals.


  • Students can contact the Department of Health Professions at 303-615-1200 for advising.

Important Notice:

  • Completion of this certificate does not guarantee admission into any nursing or health professions undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Students are responsible for contacting the nursing or health profession program to which they are applying regarding specific prerequisite courses required by that program.
  • Students should also explore the requirements for Licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator in their state.

Academic Policies:

Academic policies and the Student Code of Conduct will be employed to all MSU Denver students, regardless of level.  Access the Student Code of Conduct  .

  • Total: 24 credits
  • Some courses might requiring additional prerequisite(s). Please refer to the University Catalog for additional information.
  • Cross-listed course credit will be granted for only one prefix: HPS or ITP.

Required Prerequisites

6 Credit Hours

Elective Courses

9 Credit Hours Required

(3 Credit Hours Must Be Upper Division)