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Gerontology Department College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

About Gerontology Department

The Gerontology Department Office has moved to Amador Hall!

The Gerontology Department Office will be staffed remotely Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm AND in person in Amador Hall 550B.

For the fastest service, please email melanie.saeck@csus.edu. The main office phone is 916-278-7163 to leave a voicemail and the office email is ssis-gero-sc@csus.edu.

All faculty are available through email, listed on the Meet Us link.

For more information on campus resources regarding COVID-19, click HERE.

TO DECLARE A GERONTOLOGY MAJOR OR MINOR:

For more information and any questions, email melanie.saeck@csus.edu. You can find the Declaration of Major form HERE or the Delaration of Minor form HERE. Please email your form to melanie.saeck@csus.edu and we will get the signatures you need and submit the form to the Registrar to process.

Gerontology is not impacted and requires no prerequisites!

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Gerontology Program provides an applied interdisciplinary approach to studying the human aging process and the challenges encountered by older adults and their families as they interact in contemporary society.

The Department of Gerontology curriculum was conceived and has evolved based on the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) nationally recognized gerontological program criteria and professional practice competencies. Using this organization's vision, national evidence based view, and competency criteria, has strengthened the program, assisted career definition in the field, and positioned the Sacramento State Program to be ready for program accreditation when it is mandated by the profession.

*For information on the Special Master's specializing in Gerontology and one other field, go Graduate Special Major Program Form and talk to the Gerontology Department Office and the Office of Graduate Studies.

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Community Resources

View the Gerontology Community Resources for information on:

Sigma Phi Omega

Online Gerontology Resources

Advisory Board

Make a donation to the Gerontology Department.

On the Rise Campaign: click HERE to make a donation and learn more about the Gerontology Department's Social Bridging Project.

Apply for continuously-open part time faculty positions with the Gerontology Department.

As members of the campus community, we all represent the Hornet Honor Code.

Social Bridging Project

The Gerontology Department is participating in the NEW #SOCIALBRIDGING PROJECT TO CONNECT WITH OLDER CALIFORNIANS AND COUNTER RISKS OF PANDEMIC ISOLATION.

More information to follow soon. If you are interested in volunteering, please email melanie.saeck@csus.edu

Campus Services

Find Us

Gerontology
Amador Hall, Amador Hall 550B
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 278-7163
ssis-gero-sc@csus.edu

Meet Us