Drawing on Trent University's long-tradition of excellence in research-informed teaching, the Trent Centre for Aging & Society provides training and education opportunities in aging studies at the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as in the community.
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Aging Studies
The M.A. in Interdisciplinary Aging Studies (AGNG) is a thesis-based M.A. program designed to build on these strengths and foster an understanding of key conceptual and methodological foundations of interdisciplinary aging studies, executed from both research-based and applied (e.g., experiential learning) approaches. Learn more here. Read the press release here.
Intergenerational Experiential Learning
Students across TCAS and Trent have the opportunity to take part in some really exciting intergenerational experiential learning opportunities. Read the Spring 2022 Newsletter for some examples of some exemplar student projects related to aging! Watch the video below by Sherry Ethier (4th year Psychology student, Trent University) as an example of exceptional student projects!
Graduate Specialization: Collaborative Specialization in Aging Studies
As Canadian society experiences a significant demographic shift, and new perspectives on aging become more important than ever before, now is the time to considering earning your MA, MSc or PhD along with a specialization in Aging Studies. Upon successful completion of the degree requirements of their participating graduate programs and the requirements of the collaborative specialization, students receive the notation “with Specialization in Aging Studies” on their transcript and parchment. Learn more here.