Gain expertise in the expanding field of services for the elderly population.
Explore the meaning, experiences and context of later life and the aging process. A bachelor's degree in gerontology from California University of Pennsylvania is a career-oriented course of study that will teach you about the various aspects of aging, including biological, psychological, social, health and economic.
You will graduate with a comprehensive understanding of the aging services network and will be prepared to work in a variety of careers dedicated to the enhancement of life quality for seniors, their families and their communities.
As more people in our society are growing older, there is an increasing need for professionals specialized in gerontology. The bachelor’s degree. gerontology minor or aging specialist certificate will provide you with the knowledge and skills that are necessary to work with the older population.
Why choose Cal U for your gerontology degree?
- Cal U offers the only bachelor's degree in gerontology in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.
- You will complete valuable real-world internships in agencies or facilities serving the elderly.
- Employers love hiring Cal U's gerontology graduates and actively reach out to our program faculty with job openings.
- This degree program can accommodate both full- and part-time students, students with or without professional experience, and incoming first-year and transfer students. The minor in gerontology can be added to any course of study.