Gerontology careers are found in a system of organizations, corporations, facilities, government agencies, and individuals that provide older American with services, educate professionals and the public, and carry out research on various aspects of aging. Career opportunitites exist in settings such as:
Augie grads with a major and complementary Gerontology Minor may find themselves in one of many career areas:
Specific professional roles may include social workers, pastors, health care specialists (nurses, doctors, therapists), nursing home administrators, speech pathologists, case managers, trainers, educators, lawyers, researchers, program planners, marketing specialists, entrepreneurs, and others yet to be created.
Taken in part from: Careers in Aging: Opportunities and Options. 1995. The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. 1001 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 410. Washington, DC 20035.
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Last updated: April 10, 2008