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Careers in Aging

Students at Erickson

Complementary programs/degrees to Management of Aging Services:
  • Business Technology Administration
  • Biology (pre-physical therapy, pre-pharmacy, pre-med, nursing school)
  • Health Administration and Policy
  • Information Technology
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

 

How can YOU fill the gap?

By providing the necessary services allowing them to do so!

 

Potential settings for Erickson School graduates include:
  • For-profit businesses (marketing, real estate, law, financial services, travel)
  • Non-profit organizations (healthcare administration, education, advocacy, social work)
  • Public sector (policy analysis and development)

 

WHERE is the need?
  • Worldwide, the 60+ age group is growing twice as fast
  • By 2015, 50+ age group will account for 45% of the total population
  • 85+ age group is the fastest growing segment of the population
  • 50+ age group is responsible for over 50% of buying power
  • In a survey conducted by AARP, 89% of people aged 50+ said they would prefer to remain in their own homes indefinitely as they age