Want a career for life?
The world is witnessing tremendous growth of the population aged 65 and older:
Iowa is at the forefront of this aging revolution as one of the oldest states in the country. Older adults are a diverse group with varied backgrounds, preferences, and needs, and you can have a direct, immediate impact working with this population. The ISU Gerontology Program offers these degrees that provide a foundation for careers in aging:
Master’s Degree in Gerontology (on campus)
Doctoral Degree in Gerontology (on campus)
Careers in aging
The growth of the aging population will affect most careers as older adults will comprise co-workers, clients, and family members. Below are examples of how aging intersects with work areas and the fastest growing occupations:
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