Gerontology, Minor UG
The Gerontology minor provides an opportunity for the multidisciplinary study of the biological, psychological, and social/policy aspects of aging over the life course. The minor helps to prepare students from any major to work with older adults in a number of professional settings, including human services, counseling, health care, and business settings.
What Can I Do with this Minor?
By minoring in Gerontology, students from a variety of majors gain knowledge and skills relevant to working with older adults. Students will have the opportunity to distinguish themselves for future employers and graduate schools in age-related fields.
Gerontology is an area that is growing rapidly and is in need of people with a broad range of skills. The minor in Gerontology can open the door to a range of career settings including:
- Academic or research settings
- Business and industry
- Federal, state, or local government agencies
- Healthcare institutions
- Long-term care facilities
- Retirement communities
- Social work organizations
- Degree Awarded
- Program Type
- Program Location
- Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
- Required Credit Hours
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Mental Health Services, Minor UG
The Mental Health Services minor provides an opportunity for the multidisciplinary study of mental health across the lifespan. The minor helps to prepare students from any major to work in mental health-related fields, by providing both academic knowledge and practical skills relevant to helping professions, including human services, counseling, health care, and academic settings. Students may tailor the minor to their specific interests and educational goals.
Biology/Pre-Medicine, B.A. UG
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- Pre-Professional Program
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