To meet the ever-increasing need for Gerontologist, Ohio Dominican University is introducing the newest Gerontology Program in Central Ohio. Between 2008 and 2018, job opportunities in the Family Services Industry will increase by 50%. ODU’s program is tailored to meet the career demand and reflects the University’s century of educational excellence.
Examines the aging process by integrating content related to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of human functioning. Building on a liberal arts base, the course of study assists students to relate and respond effectively to the diverse needs of older persons.
Identify ways to ascertain the health status and physical functioning of older adults.
Identify how policies, regulations and programs impact older adults and their care givers, particulary among historically disadvantaged populations.
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