Dr. Kerry Burnight says a degree in gerontology can apply to any career because aging is living. Learn how her doctorate from the USC Leonard Davis School led to a variety of rewarding positions in academic, non-profit and technology sectors.
Archive: November 2020
It didn’t take long for Athan Bezaitis to catch the gerontology bug. He worked as communications director for the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology before he ever took a class. But after getting to know the school’s faculty and students and learning about their
With a rapidly aging population in need of support, "professionals who can develop sound solutions and policies will be critical and in demand," says Sahar Edalati MS '13, associate executive director for The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights in New York.
"USC was a great option for me because of the hybrid program; it gave the flexibility I needed," says Josh Johnson MAG '09, Chief Operating Officer of West Bay Senior Living and USC lecturer.
Sarah Lamontagne knew she wanted to continue her education in gerontology, but she needed to find an online program to fit her busy schedule.
Thai Nguyen chose the convenient and comprehensive online Master of Arts program at USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology to learn the latest in aging research, techniques and methods to enhance his work with older adults and veterans.
Corinne Jones went back to school as a nontraditional student for a Master of Arts in Gerontology. Learn how an education at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology prepared her for a thriving career with the state of California.
Rahil Khasgiwale chose a Master of Science degree program at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology before pursuing his medical degree so that he would be prepared to tackle cutting-edge issues related to aging.
Meet alumna Jodi Olshevski MSG '91, and learn how a corporate-academic collaboration helps older adults age safely at home.