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Gerontology/Leadership in Aging Services


Gerontology is composed of an interdisciplinary team of academic experts who collaborate to offer outstanding education, research, and service in health and aging. The program seeks to build vital partnerships with eldercare agencies, facilities, and programs in the surrounding community. Gerontology faculty associates specialize in key academic areas of the health and human sciences.

Gerontology offers an undergraduate minor, two undergraduate certificates, and a graduate certificate.