Population aging is one of the most significant demographic phenomena of the 21st century and will shape healthcare, finance, social services, housing, and transportation, as well as the experiences of aging at the individual, family, and community level.

Gerontology is the multidisciplinary study of physical, social, and psychological aspects of aging and older adults.

Degree:  Minor

The Gerontology minor program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences can be combined with any degree.

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Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Consultant
  • Care Facility Administrator
  • Health Region Specialist
  • Senior Centre Worker
  • Teacher

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.

How to apply

Consider combining this minor with another degree to give you an additional perspective. Speak to your faculty advisor.