Welcome to UNI Gerontology!
Gerontology is the multidisciplinary study of the issues associated with aging and the aging process. It is concerned with the psychological, sociological, behavioral, and other social aspects of aging.
Professionals in gerontology work in a variety of settings, including community organizations, government agencies, retirement communities, long-term care facilities, educational settings, research institutes, and business. Because the proportion of older adults in our society is increasing rapidly, there are many opportunities for careers in gerontology!
Career opportunities in gerontology are growing rapidly. Careers in the field of aging are expanding in diverse areas, including assisted living communities, retirement communities, senior activity centers, adult day cares, counseling services, and home health agencies. Furthermore, professionals can apply their specialties to helping older adults. For instance, travel agents, financial planners, and athletic trainers who have aging-expertise will be in demand for decades to come.
- Dr. Howard Barnes
- Dr. Pat Gross
- Dr. Gowri Betrabet-Gulwadi
- Dr. Brenda Bass
- Dr. Kris Mack
- Dr. Bruce Plakke
- Dr. Angie Burda
- Dr. Kathy Green
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Alumni You Should Know: Michelle Remold
When did you graduate? December 2012 What was your major? Gerontology: Social Sciences
What is your current job title? Registration/...
Alumni You Should Know: Jake Bates
When did you gradate? What was your major? May 2013, General Studies Major w/ Minors in Gerontology and...