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Gerontology Programs at Utica College

School of Health Professions and Education  ♦  Undergraduate and Graduate Options

Bachelor of Arts in Aging Studies 



Utica College Bachelor of Arts Degree

Program Details


Aging studies is the physical, mental, and sociological study of individuals as they grow from middle age through later life. The study is interdisciplinary in its approach, integrating information from such separate areas of study as
  • the sciences
  • anthropology
  • psychology
  • philosophy
  • statistics
  • health studies
  • management
  • communication
  • public relations
  • therapeutic recreation.

Career opportunities

Our students graduate with the professional knowledge, skills, and experience required to pursue 21st century careers. While some graduates continue their studies in graduate school, others accept entry to mid-level positions with:
  • departments of social services
  • Hospice
  • faith-based agencies
  • community-based agencies
  • planning departments
  • senior citizen centers
  • state offices on aging
  • educational and research settings
  • long-term care
  • insurance agencies
  • congregate housing
  • assisted living facilities.

Academic requirements

 

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