At the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, life is our work. We study aging across the human lifespan, pursuing innovation to help people live healthier, happier lives within more inclusive, equitable communities.
What is Gerontology?
Gerontology is the study of the biological, psychological and sociological aspects of human development and the intricacies of aging across the lifespan. The processes of aging are both unique and universal, relevant to every person, company, industry and community.
By investigating aging-related issues and pursuing innovation, gerontologists at the USC Leonard Davis School help people live healthier, happier lives within more inclusive, equitable communities.
Gerontology career prospects have exploded in recent years. People around the globe are living longer than ever, creating unprecedented demographic shifts toward an aging population. With more growth on the horizon, a USC Leonard Davis School education positions you for success in a wide array of fields, including medicine, research, technology development, service, education, policy, innovation and housing.