Academics

Overview

Ph.D. in Aging Studies

The Ph.D. in Aging Studies program is a campus-wide, interdisciplinary research training program hosted by the School of Aging Studies.

Master of Arts in Gerontology Program

Gerontology is the study of the process of human aging in all its aspects: physical, psychological, and social. In the School of Aging studies, particular emphasis is placed on educating students who, in their professional careers, will work to sustain or improve the quality of life of older adults.

Graduate Certificates

The School of Aging Studies has certificate programs designed to supplement its existing BS, MA, and Ph.D. offerings. The programs are designed to serve the needs of persons interested in aging but not seeking a degree in this area of study.

Undergraduate Programs

In the School of Aging Studies, particular emphasis is placed upon applied aging at the undergraduate level, with the goal of educating students who want to sustain or improve the quality of life in older persons in their professional careers.