Topics in Gerontology is a cost effective, online education program appropriate for a wide audience of students interested in continuing education and professional development in aging. Whether you are a seasoned gerontology professional or new to the field, you will find modules that are enlightening and helpful in your service to older adults.
SUNSET offers continuing education modules developed to enhance the knowledge and skills of those caring for others or working in a long-term care setting where people are at the most vulnerable points in their lives — at the end of life.
The OSU S.A.G.E. Program is a three-course distance learning program which provides a Certificate of Completion in Gerontology. S.A.G.E. is appropriate for professionals currently working in aging or those wishing to pursue a career serving older adults; administrators, regulators, direct service providers, policy makers, program evaluators, and others caring for our aging population.
The AHEC Health Literacy Program offers comprehensive continuing education in the field of health literacy. Modules are appropriate for physicians, nurses, therapists, counselors, and all health practitioners providing direct or indirect patient care.
The PSC Program is a partnership between the Office of Geriatrics and Interprofessional Aging Studies and the American Association of Service Coordinators that provides on-line professional development and continuing education for Service Coordinators working with older adults, at risk families, and persons with disabilities toward independent living.
Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging
The Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging is a university-wide program that offers current OSU graduate and professional students advanced educational opportunities in the field of aging. The Specialization’s core curriculum focuses on the basic components of gerontology shared by many disciplines, while the electives allow students to pursue either a research agenda or a more clinically-oriented pathway.
Physicians trained in geriatric medicine possess unique expertise in caring for patients as they age. Personalized care can be established for patients over the age of 65 through the Division of General Internal Medicine and the Department of Family Medicine at The Ohio State University. Read more…
Careers in Aging
A career in aging brings many opportunities in health care, social and supportive services, wellness and prevention, advocacy, education, community-based programming and more. Learn more.
At The Ohio State University
Aging Connections is offered by the Office of Geriatrics and Interprofessional Aging Studies as a virtual “hub” for those at The Ohio State University, and the wider community, to learn about a broad array of aging opportunities and how you might become involved within your area of interest. The interdisciplinary nature of aging education, research, and care emphasizes the importance of the connections between faculty, clinicians, students, and others interested in aging initiatives across campus.