Welcome to the UNCG Gerontology Program in the Department of Social Work in the School of Health and Human Sciences.

Learn how our focus on applied gerontology leads students with a diverse set of backgrounds and career goals to join a workforce prepared to address the growing needs of an aging society.

The mission of the UNCG GRO Student Group Photo October 2014Gerontology Program
is to teach, apply, and create gerontological knowledge through collaborative relationships with academic disciplines, community organizations, and businesses to enrich the lives of older adults and their families. Graduates are prepared to be leaders in the profession and to serve older adults locally and nationally through the health, business, non-profit, and academic sectors.

Prospective graduate students find answers to frequent questions in our helpful FAQ.

New >>> Fall semester 2016 the UNCG Gerontology Program offers an undergraduate Minor in Gerontology!