To enroll in the Gerontology & Aging Care program, students must have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma, apply for admission to NTC and meet minimum program entry requirements.

Students who are Minnesota residents and aged 62+ are eligible to take reduced-priced courses at Northwest Tech of $12 per credit. Classes are offered in-person and online. Training on taking online courses will be provided.

Classes available:

  • Intro to Gerontology: 3 Credits
  • Biology of Aging: 3 Credits
  • Death & Dying: 3 Credits
  • Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care: 3 Credits
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Aging: 3 Credits
  • Healthy Aging: 3 Credits