The Center for the Study of Aging

Social Workers, Counselors and Psychologists in PA and MD can earn CEUs

Programs in Gerontology

In partnership with The Center for the Study of Aging, Graduate and Professional Studies at McDaniel offers a variety of programs, training opportunities and events relating to Gerontology and Aging Studies. 

Credit Programs

McDaniel offers credit programs at the graduate and undergraduate level.

M.S. in Gerontology
Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Gerontology
Five-year B.A./M.S. in Gerontology
• Undergraduate Minor in Gerontology

Custom Programs and Professional Development

Professional Development programs are delivered as open enrollment throughout the school year or can be done in an onsite contract partnership with your organization.  Additionally, the Center for the Study of Aging can partner with your organization to deliver custom programs in Gerontology.

Senior Gerontology Specialist Workshops (Spring 2014) Click here to register for this event.
• Gerontology Specialist Workshops

Sample Presentations and Customized Training Opportunities Include:

• Communicating Effectively w/Older Adults
• Mental Health & Well-Bring in Later Life
• Enhancing Quality of Life for Home-Bound Seniors
• Promoting Cognitive Health in Later Life
• Therapeutic Communication w/Dementia Patients

Upcoming Events

Through the Center for the Study of Aging, McDaniel offers a variety of conferences, workshops and other events throughout the year dedicated to Gerontology and Aging Studies.

French Film Amour by Michael Haneke
  Thursday, September 19
  6:00 p.m.
  Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science

Alzheimer's Symposium
  Monday, October 21
  5:00 - 8:15 p.m.
  Forum, Decker College Center

Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease
  Saturday, October 26
  9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  Memorial Plaza

3rd Annual Caregiver's Conference Ever Changing Health Care: The Latest
  Click here to view the 2013 Caregivers Confernce brochure.
  Saturday, November 9
  8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  Westminster Senior Center
  125 Stoner Avenue Westminster, MD 21157

Senior Gerontology Specialist Workshops
  February 5, 12, 19, 26 & March 5, 12, 2014
  8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  Click here to register for this event.
  For more information, contact Dr. Diane Martin at aging@mcdaniel.edu or calling 410-386-4618.

Contrast Literary Magazine Unveiling
April 24, 2014, 4:30 pm
Graduate Open House
April 24, 2014, 5:30 pm
Screening of 'Reel Bad Arabs'
April 24, 2014, 6:00 pm
Student Chamber Music Ensembles
April 24, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Dance Company Recital
April 25, 2014, 7:00 pm
Animal House - Decker Auditorium
April 25, 2014, 9:00 pm
Late Night Bowling Party
April 26, 2014, 10:00 pm
Spring Undergraduate Awards Ceremony
April 27, 2014, 12:00 am
Junior Open House
April 27, 2014, 1:00 pm
Children's Chorus of Carroll County
April 27, 2014, 2:00 pm
The Female Army Officer Experience
April 30, 2014, 7:00 pm
Children's Show
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
Spooky House
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
Laser Battle in the Quad
May 1, 2014, 7:00 pm
Musical Theatre/Opera Workshop
May 4, 2014, 7:00 pm