The Human Services Technology/Gerontology concentration prepares students to specialize in direct service delivery work to older adults and their families. The curriculum provides both theoretical and applied models for understanding issues of aging.
Course work includes physical, psychological, and social aspects of the aging process; as well as health, wellness, nutrition, diet, exercise, and well-being. Fieldwork experiences provide opportunities to work in a variety of public and private agencies.
Graduates should qualify for employment in nursing and rest homes, specialized adult care services, respite services, and other program servicing older adults and their families. Graduates choosing to continue their education may select a variety of programs at senior institutions.