Simon Fraser University offers several comprehensive and innovative programs in Gerontology — the multidisciplinary study of physical, social and psychological aspects of aging and older adults.
We are a community of faculty, researchers, and students looking at aging from an interdisciplinary perspective. Issues covered in courses and research include health & aging, aging & the built environment, technology & aging, and sociology.
The Department of Gerontology has a synergistic relationship with the Gerontology Research Centre that provides students with an enriched educational and training experience.
January 1 | Start of MA/PhD Applications (Fall 2020 Start)
January 31 | PBD Application Deadline (Summer 2020 Start)
February 28 | MA/PhD Application Deadline (Fall 2020 Start)
February 28 | PBD Application Deadline (Fall 2020 Start)
Reflections From the 2019 Canadian Elder Law Conference December 05, 2019
MA candidate Alexis Haig presents her key takeaways from this year's Canadian Elder Law Conference.
Finding Gerontology — Shelby Elkes (MA Student) October 08, 2019
SFU Gerontology MA Student Shelby Elkes discusses what brought her to the program and how her...
Finding Gerontology — Holly Lemme (MA Student) October 03, 2019
SFU Gerontology MA Student Holly Lemme discusses what brought her to the program and how her...