The Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging is available to all graduate and professional students at The Ohio State University. Students must apply to enroll in the Specialization in Aging (see application form on this site), must follow the criteria developed by the Graduate School, and successfully complete the required and elective course work specified.
Students should work with their departmental Advisor to determine how best to incorporate the Specialization into their program of study. The Advisor's signature is required prior to submission of the application to the Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology, which coordinates the administrative aspects of the Specialization.
At least 14 hours of graduate course work from the Master List of Courses are required.
Once Student and Advisor signatures are affixed, the original form should be forwarded to the Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology at the address below. The student will be advised as soon as approval of the application has been accomplished.
The student must adhere to the curriculum for the Specialization in Aging. If changes in the approved curriculum are made, the student must complete a new Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization Program Form and once again gain approval.
To view, fill in, and print the application form please click here. After completing a brief online form you will be able to print your completed Application for the Interdisciplinary Specialization Program Form.
Questions regarding enrollment in the Specialization in Aging should be directed as follows:
- Program Director
- Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology
- The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
- McCampbell Hall - 5th Floor
- 1581 Dodd Drive
- Columbus, Ohio 43210
- Phone: (614) 293-4815 (Main) or
- Fax: 614-293-5612