Gerontology - Aging Services Professional Career Outlook

Percent Employed

100%

Employed

 

WITC Gerontology - Aging Services Professional Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

Employed in Related Field

71%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Gerontology - Aging Services Professional Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

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$26,726 - $43,677

Range of Yearly Salary

WTCS Gerontology - Aging Services Professional Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018 

 

 

 

*Range of yearly salary based on composite from Wisconsin's 16 technical college districts (WTCS) which may or may not include WITC graduates.


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Aging Services Provider

Aging Services Providers create partnerships with organizations and the community to support older adults in their residency of choice. They provide information to older adults and caregivers and help them to navigate a variety of Federal, State and local systems. They assist older adults and caregivers by understanding and applying any eligible services that are needed using holistic, strengths-based approaches. 

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Dementia Care Specialists

Dementia Care Specialists provide information, assistance and support to individuals and family caregivers.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Advocacy Specialist

  • Benefits Coordinator

  • Client Navigation Specialist

  • Activity/Recreation Coordinator

  • Housing/Transportation Specialist

  • Program Planner

  • Private Service Provider/Small Business Owner

  • Geriatric Care Specialist

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Gerontology - Aging Services Professional, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Hear From Graduates

"This is a program that focuses on a period of life that everyone will contend with in some way or another. It offers solutions, tools and resources for personal and community growth for the region." 

Elizabeth Norén

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800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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