This program is not available based on your location. Please edit your location above or search for an alternative program that is available in your current location.
As a large segment of the United States population enters retirement and old age in the coming years, the need for services that address the unique circumstances and challenges of these individuals will increase.
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Gerontology program prepares you to provide the specialized services for this growing population. You'll explore social programs, retirement issues and personal care needs. You'll also learn about current social systems that affect aging populations and a range of end-of-life issues.
Now you don't have to wait until graduation to gain skills that employers find valuable. The certificate option (www.phoenix.edu/programs/degree-programs/degree-programs-with-certificate-options.html) allows you to move core, job-focused skills toward the front of your degree program and earn certificates to show job competencies.
Requirements and prerequisites
You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Make an informed choice
We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for. For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:
Affording your education
We understand that education is an investment, which is why we work to ensure students understand the costs along with their financial options. Contact a Finance Advisor to learn about the costs associated with a program, potential ways to reduce the cost and to learn more about the various financial options offered at University of Phoenix.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.