Gerontology

As the American population ages, the Pruett Gerontology Center educates and equips ACU students and the local community to respond to the coming changes, challenges and opportunities.

The Center offers the following services and resources:

  • Certificate in Aging Studies, which supports the interests of a variety of career paths and complements degrees in other disciplines
  • Opportunities to become involved with volunteer work and practicums with local businesses, government agencies and non-profit ministries focused on enriching the lives of the elderly
  • Assistance to churches locally and nationwide in developing ministries with mature adults in their congregations
  • Seminars and workshops that support local caregivers and care providers
  • Resource materials for ministries and caregivers
  • Developing senior adult survey
  • Educational conferences
  • Research