Associate in Applied Science in Gerontology
Harrisburg Area Community College

Program Details

The online Associate in Applied Science in Gerontology program prepares students to work with the aging population and to promote their quality of life.  This program is designed for students who are caregivers by nature and want to work in a field that allows them to help others live better, who have excellent communication and problem-solving skills, possess empathy, and who work well with others.  Courses provide an in-depth study in international aging, long-term care leadership, and management, and also cover topics including gender and aging, life-cycle development, psychology, and sociology.

Requirements

  • High school and college (if applicable) transcripts
  • Placement testing may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education