Graduates of the Gerontology associate's degree program have the knowledge and skills needed to provide quality service to older adults and their families. Gerontology career pathways include a wide variety of service and leadership opportunities related to business and finances; housing options; entertainment and travel; health and wellness; case coordination; public policy and advocacy; and consumer service.
This is a shared program with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC). Students can enroll in 46 credits at Western and complete the remaining 23 credits online through NWTC.
Admission to the Gerontology program is handled by NWTC. To apply to this program, please complete NWTC's application process.