Gerontology/Leadership in Aging Services
Gerontology is composed of an interdisciplinary team of academic experts who collaborate to offer outstanding education, research and service in health and aging. The program seeks to build vital partnerships with eldercare agencies, facilities and programs in the surrounding community.
Gerontology faculty associates specialize in key academic areas of the health and human sciences including social gerontology, audiology, health education, medical laboratory sciences, nursing, nutrition, physical therapy, public health, human development and family sciences, hospitality and courses related to administration and management of health and aging services.
Faculty are from departments across the NIU campus including:
- Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
- Biological Sciences
- Counseling, Adult and Health Education
- Educational Psychology and Foundations
- Family and Consumer Sciences
- Kinesiology and Physical Education
- Health Studies
- Political Science