If you enjoy and appreciate the diversity of older persons, want to influence public policy and improve the lives of older people, or would like to work in a field that shows great potential for future growth, MSUM’s Gerontology major may be for you. Gerontology integrates several perspectives on human aging and explores the aging processes of individuals and societies, including the study of physical, mental and social changes; investigates societal changes resulting from an aging population; and applies this knowledge to policy and program development.

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