Aging Studies

About Us

The Aging Studies Program prepares students for careers in the development, management, and provision of services to older persons. Our multi-disciplinary minor and certificates covers topics from social work, sociology, biology, psychology, nursing, nutrition and dietetics, health sciences, recreation and leisure services, physical education, economics and various ethnic studies programs.

Why Study Aging Studies at Eastern?

Maximize your career potential by complementing your bachelor's degree with Eastern's Aging Studies Minor.

Affordable Education

You don't have to sacrifice quality to get an education you can afford.

Increased Need

The number of seniors ages 65 and older in the United States is expected to more than double.

Excellent Job Opportunities

Our graduates have a great record of finding employment soon after graduation.

Careers Related to Aging Studies

The Aging Studies minor prepares students for a wide variety of job opportunities:

Management of Agencies Serving Older Persons

Administration of Residential Care Facilities

Leisure and Health Services

Contact Us

Rie Kobayashi

Interim Director; Professor
Office: Spokane EWU Center 218
Mail: Senior Hall 102