Eastern Illinois University

Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences

Gerontology

Address:

Communication Studies, Eastern Illinois University; 600 Lincoln Ave.

Charleston, IL 61920

United States

Phone:

1-217-581- 3028

Fax:

1-217-581-6642

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Gerontology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The purpose of this multi-disciplinary program is to provide an in-depth study of Gerontology for both potential professionals and current practitioners working in the field.Students have the opportunity to develop an individualized graduate program of study including * The processes of aging * Problems of and opportunities for older persons * Social policy issues * Programs for older persons * Basic research in the field of aging# Learn about the network of social service agencies serving older persons# Develop competencies for working with older persons# Prepare for a wide range of careers in gerontology

Accreditation:

North Central Association

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999