Academic Minor in Aging Studies
Minor in Aging Studies

School of Health Professions and Education 

Academic Minor in Aging Studies                              

18 credit  program  ♦  multidisciplinary curriculum

The minor in aging studies primarily addresses health and financial issues in later life.  Health care courses provide students with an understanding of normal development and
decline, common disease processes, public policy, and supports associated with later life.  Financial courses provide students with an understanding of retirement planning, products  and services used by older adults, spending patterns, and philanthropy.  

Older adults wealth and financial issues are also addressed.  

 The minor is especially appropriate for majors in:

  • business economics 
  • construction management
  • criminal justice
  • education (adult learners)
  • government and politics
  • health studies
  • liberal studies
  • management
  • nursing
  • psychology
  • public relations
  • sociology and anthropology
  • therapeutic recreation

Total credit hours required for minor: 18

Learn more:

  Health Professions Programs at Utica College


Sarah Burnett-Wolle, Ph.D.
Chair, Aging Studies
219 White Hall

(315) 223-2576
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