Education & Social Sciences

Careers in Gerontology

Students with skilled training in gerontology are prepared to work with older adults or as advocates for older adults. Career opportunities are available in positions such as:

  • Social and Health Services Assistant
  • Home Management Advisor
  • Nursing and Home Health Aides 
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Activity Director for an Adult Day Care
  • Financial Planner
  • Physical Therapist
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Nutrition Counselor
  • Assisted Living Facility Director
  • Researcher