About the Program - NIU - Gerontology


About Gerontology

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Explore Gerontology at Northern Illinois University! For more information on career options in the study of health and aging, visit www.careersinaging.com/careersinaging.

Whatever your gerontology needs and interests, you will find NIU Gerontology a valuable resource. For career-development, Gerontology offers an undergraduate minor, two undergraduate certificates, and a graduate certificate.

Faculty members in a number of academic research and teaching areas offer courses that enrich Gerontology and meet curriculum requirements. These academic areas include such fields as social gerontology, audiology, health education, medical laboratory sciences, nursing, nutrition, physical therapy, public health, family and consumer sciences, hospitality, and courses related to administration and management of health and aging services.