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