The Center for the Study of Aging (CSA) at McDaniel College was established in 2006 to provide educational resources for scholars and professionals who serve the fastest-growing segment of our society, individuals over the age of 60.
Undergraduate Program in Gerontology
The Center for the Study of Aging (CSA) at McDaniel College was established in 2006 with a grant from the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund. The mission of the CSA is to promote education on age-related issues and trends through a community responsive approach that bridges generations and fosters understanding and innovation. The CSA offers the undergraduate minor in Gerontology. Is this a minor that you should seriously consider regardless of your major? In making this decision, ask yourself the following questions.
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How does Gerontology fit with my major?
The Association of Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) has compiled a list of some specific professional positions that work either directly or indirectly with older adults. Click below to learn more: http://www.careersinaging.com/careersinaging/job_career.html
Graduate Programs in Gerontology
The Graduate Programs in Gerontology combine scholarly and professional perspectives to foster a deeper understanding of the aging process, issues related to older adults, and the impact of aging on a variety of disciplines.
The Master of Science program in Gerontology provides students with a rich interdisciplinary knowledge base that prepares, supports, and enhances their ability to fulfill leadership roles in the public and private sectors when gerontology knowledge and expertise is essential to improve the quality of life for older adults.
The Graduate Gerontology Certificate Program allows students to examine aging from a bio-psycho social perspective.
The Senior Gerontology Specialist Program is designed for individuals with a high school diploma and/or some college credit
McDaniel College is an authorized sponsor of Category I Continuing Education Credits for social workers in Maryland and a pre-approved provider of continuing education credits for Pennsylvania social workers. Each three-hour session of this series equals three continuing education credits. For details, contact:
Dr. Diane Martin, Ph.D.
The Center for the Study of Aging
259A Merritt Hall, McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157
Support for The Center for the Study of Aging comes from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.