Help the world's aging population tackle mental, social and physical challenges.
Prepare to make a lasting impact on older generations with UND's minor in Gerontology. This interdisciplinary program enhances professionals' ability to work with older people by studying the social, cultural, psychological, cognitive and biological aspects of aging.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a minor in gerontology?
As people continue to live longer, the aging population faces a variety of challenges, including managing finances, maintaining health and wellness, and continuing employment. Make an impact on their lives by providing care and compassion.
This minor is not strictly for people in the health care industry. It can be paired with other majors and students looking to expand his or her experience with this growing demographic.
The minor in Gerontology is an excellent supplement to many majors, including:
- Criminal Justice
- Occupational Therapy
- Public Health Education
- Social work
Gerontology at UND
Our interdisciplinary approach allows you to tailor courses to your interests.
Enjoy close, collaborative relationships with faculty.
Develop knowledge, values and skills that equip you to work with older generations.