Aging Studies Minor

Program Type
Est. Time to Complete
2-3 Years
Dr. Donald E. and Lois J. Myers School of Nursing and Health Professions
Delivery Mode
On Campus

Growth in the population of older persons in the U.S. and worldwide has created a demand for professionals with specialized knowledge in the field of aging. The Aging Studies Minor is a 15-credit interdisciplinary minor open to all majors. Three foundational courses are required because of the biopsychosocial nature of the aging process. Students choose two additional  3-credit courses from various disciplines to complete the minor. Courses within the minor may also be taken individually as electives. The Aging Studies Minor encourages students in various academic majors to expand their knowledge and professional development related to aging and older adulthood.

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