The Center on Aging facilitates the University of Minnesota's response to the many issues of the aging population. 

Attention Students:

There is still space available in the following University of Minnesota aging-related courses for spring semester:

GERO 5110 The Biology of Aging
GERO 5115 Introduction to Geriatrics
PUBH 6390 Population Aging and Health

Courses are available to all graduate and professional students and upper division undergraduates. Questions? Contact us at or 612-624-1185.

Scholarship opportunities:

The Minnesota Gerontological Society has two scholarships available for the 2016-2017 academic year. Each will be awarded to students (graduate or undergraduate) who have a demonstrated interest in and are preparing for a career in gerontology. Selection criteria include creativity, initiative, organizational and writing skills. The application is available on the MGS website at The application deadline is March 1, 2016.

Through our educational programs, the Center on Aging is preparing graduate and professional students for careers in aging to meet the demand for professionals with training in gerontology.