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Gerontology Minor

Gerontology Minor

Gerontology Minor at Messiah College

The gerontology minor, designed for students in all majors, will equip you with knowledge, skills and abilities that are invaluable when working with older adults. You’ll take classes on psychological, social, biological and nutritional issues related to aging to prepare to work with older adults. A required practicum or internship gives you a head start on hands-on experience.

Job options for graduates of the gerontology minor:

  • Researcher
  • Long-term care facility
  • Caseworker
  • Estate planning
  • Activities coordinator
  • Advocate
  • Area agency on aging employee