Aging impacts all aspects of life and society. Engage both inside and outside the classroom with faculty experts in kinesiology, nursing, psychology, public administration, recreation and leisure, and social work Many of our courses can be taken online.
Our curriculum is designed for graduate students seeking a specialization in aging and for those currently working with older adults who want additional academic credentials for career advancement.
Students have the opportunity to create their own aging field experience under the guidance of a faculty member.
Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
Projections indicate that by 2030, the number of older adults will nearly double to 72 million, or more than 20% of the total population (U.S. Census, 2014).
Due to the exponential growth of the aging population, there is significant demand in all service-providing industries including health care, housing, financial/legal services, advertising, fitness/wellness, and many other industries.