A minor in Gerontology provides students with an integrated understanding of the process of aging, aging services, and older adults in America. The minor can benefit students interested in a variety of careers that involve work with the older adult population. Students from a variety of majors such as human development and family science, sociology, psychology, nursing, pharmacy, interior design, and education can benefit from training in gerontology.

Career Opportunities

Career interests available would depend on the major or other training but include designer/architect of housing facilities, adult day services, older adult volunteer services, mental health services for older adults, geriatric nursing, social service programs for older adults, long-term care administration, corporate health planning or market research. Explore more careers here.