Preparing the Workforce for an Aging Nation

Feb. 28, 2024
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In 2030, 1 in 5 people in the United States will be 65 years and older, and by 2034, individuals 65 years and older will outnumber youth under the age of 18. Only 9% of post-secondary education institutions across the U.S. offer aging programs. What does this say about preparing the workforce for an Aging Nation?

Fortunately, the Psychology Department at the University of Arizona with the Coordinator of Healthy Aging Certificate Programs, Linda Hollis, are at the forefront of change! We have created two separate, fully online certificate programs (Insights into Healthy Aging) for enrolled undergraduate students as well as for community professionals. Along with the two certificates mentioned above, the University of Arizona also offers a Master’s degree and a graduate certificate in aging. All of these programs are to prepare the workforce for an Aging Nation.

Learn more on the Innovations in Healthy Aging page

Updated: 02/28/24