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We Make Life Better

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology has been dedicated to improving the lives of the aging population and addressing their unique challenges for more than 40 years. The School is the first and largest of its kind in the world, offering the widest and most diverse selection of gerontology degree programs.

In-Demand Career Opportunities
Graduates of our program can work within a number of different organizations that serve the rapidly growing senior population, including:

  • Retirement Communities
  • Age Restricted Communities
  • Assisted Living Communities
  • Continuing-Care Retirement Communities
  • Memory Care Communities
  • Skilled Nursing Communities

Partnership with Cornell University
All successful graduates will also have the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Hospitality from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in addition to their Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality. Contact an advisor to learn more.

Accreditation
USC is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). For more information about our accreditation, please visit accreditation.usc.edu.