Careers & Skills

Graduates pursue fulfilling careers working with the fastest growing segment of the population, adults aged 65 and older. The number of gerontology-related job postings has increased 75% since 2005 according to analysis from Indeed.com.

Careers in Management of Aging Services

Our graduates will contribute to society as leaders in the field, administrators, and program managers and serve the public good and promote the public value, by contributing to developing communities that serve our population as it ages.

Our graduates will be prepared for careers in:

  • Advocacy
  • Aging policy
  • Care management
  • Community programming for older adults
  • Financial Services
  • Nonprofit management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Senior housing and transportation

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Learning Outcomes 

We foster highly-competent, active, and ethical professionals with a:

  • Holistic understanding of the social, economic, chronic and acute health care, long-term supports, housing, policy issues, and family issues 
  • Firm knowledge of the field of aging programs and services on a national and local level   
  • Solid grounding in the skills required for planning, developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating aging programs and services.