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Gerontology Classes

University of Kansas Gerontology Courses

Several KU departments offer courses related to gerontology, including biology, psychology, philosophy, sociology, speech-language-hearing, and others on the Lawrence campus and at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Offerings, which vary from semester to semester, are listed on KU’s Gerontology Center’s web site.

David Ekerdt, Professor of Sociology, is director of the Gerontology Center, which is part of KU’s Life Span Institute. He will be happy to respond to inquiries about the Gerontology Center’s Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degree programs. Contact him at dekerdt@ku.edu.


KU Gerontology Center

David Ekerdt, director of KU's Gerontology Center

David Ekerdt, director of KU's Gerontology Center

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