– Erin Fisher
The Gerontology Institute offers a Master of Arts and a Certificate in Gerontology for students who wish to prepare for careers in the field of aging.Master of Arts in Gerontology
Students pursuing the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Gerontology degree may choose either the program administration or research concentration. The administration concentration prepares students to work in aging services or other professions addressing the needs of older adults. The research concentration prepares students to enter doctoral programs in gerontology, sociology, psychology, policy studies, family studies, or related fields and for beginning careers with organizations engaged in aging research.Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology is designed to integrate knowledge of gerontology into students’ own disciplinary fields. It is offered for students preparing for a variety of careers in the aging field and for professionals already working in such areas as health care, social services, recreation, government, and business.