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Gerontology Minor

The Study of Older Adults and the Aging Process
Gerontology Minor Program Overview

Graduates of this program may find careers as:

Professionals who speak and advocate for clients such as a customer, a victim, a child or a patient. 

Provide medical care or treatment.

Lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular workouts, strength training, and stretching. (Source)

Responsible for supervising the clinical and administrative affairs of nursing homes and related facilities. (Source)

Improve the quality of life and promote the well-being of people as they age through research. (Source)

Assist clients to develop skills, knowledge, and behaviors for daily living and community involvement. (Source)