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Gerontology Minor

Are you curious about the fascinating world of aging and the profound impact it has on individuals and society? If so, consider embarking on a transformative journey by pursuing a minor in gerontology. Gerontology, the study of aging and the well-being of older adults, offers a unique opportunity to explore the multifaceted aspects of this dynamic stage of life. By delving into topics such as health and wellness, social and cultural perspectives, policy and advocacy, and the psychological and physiological processes of aging, you'll gain valuable insights and skills that can shape both your personal and professional life. Whether you aspire to make a difference in the lives of older adults, seek to understand the aging process more deeply, or desire to enhance your career prospects in a variety of fields, a minor in gerontology will empower you with knowledge and compassion to navigate the complexities of aging in our rapidly evolving society. Embark on this fulfilling path, and discover a world of wisdom, resilience, and endless possibilities that await within the realm of gerontology.

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For further information about the Undergraduate Minor in Gerontology, contact the Gerontology Program Coordinator, Mandy Weirich.

(304) 293-5132 Email Mandy

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