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Opportunities for our psychology graduates to work with older adults in a variety of settings are increasing. Students interested in learning more about aging and older adulthood can choose gerontology related research projects, course electives, practicum, and community service experiences on the study of aging. To learn more about education and career opportunities in gerontology we invite you to explore the information links provided, and consider pursuing a path toward Gerontology Honors.

The Gerontology Honors Award is presented to an outstanding student or students in the Psychology Department during the Spring Psi Chi ceremony. Psychology majors who meet a higher GPA requirement of 3.3 will also have the opportunity to join Sigma Phi Omega, the National Academic Honor and Professional Society in Gerontology, in addition to Psi Chi.
The required practicum gives students an opportunity for applied experience in gerontology and the research emphasis serves as a catalyst for students interested in furthering their education at the graduate level. The following professional organizations support gerontology education and are resources for career and graduate school opportunities.
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