Advanced Concepts in an Aging Society

An Online Course Offered by the American Society on Aging and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Over the course of five-weeks, USC faculty will explain several advanced concepts related to our aging society and will provide important perspectives to help you understand some of the most pressing challenges the unprecedented aging of our population presents. Those who recognize what an aging society needs and desires will be at an advantage in business and industry as well as in the public policy arena.

Course Offerings: 

Enroll in the August 31–October 2, 2020 course

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Program Cost and CE Credits

This program is available exclusively to ASA members to register. The cost of each course is $500 for ASA members and $650 for nonmembers (this includes a one year ASA Green membership). If you are not a member of ASA, and would like to register for online courses, click here to join ASA now, or you can join when you register.

ASA is able to offer CE credits from select accreditation providers to individuals who successfully complete a course. Click here for more CE credit information.




Week 1

The Epidemiology of Aging

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Week 2

The Older Adult Support Ratios and Wealth Distribution

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Week 3

Aging in the Workplace

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Week 4

The Urbanization of Older Adults

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Week 5

The Diversity of the Nation

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*Tuition for ASA/USC online courses does not qualify as a tax deductible expense on IRS Form 1098-T.


USC Faculty Include:


faculty-profile.jpgDonna Benton, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Gerontology



Caroline_Cicero.jpgCaroline Cicero, PhD, MSW, MPL

Instructional Associate Professor and Director, USC Age-Friendly University Initiative



MG_8397skalickyPREFERREDweb-1-e1503092798586-272x297.jpgJessica Ho, PhD

Assistant Professor of Gerontology and Sociology



mireille-jacobson-272x297.jpgMireille Jacobson, PhD

Associate Professor of Gerontology



DR-Carin-Kreutzer_MG_0745-e1440542908297-272x297.jpgCary Kreutzer, EdD, MPH, RD, FAND

Associate Professor of Gerontology and Pediatrics, Assistant Clinical Professor, Keck School of Medicine of USC, and Director of Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity Program


Paul_Nash-272x297.jpgPaul Nash, PhD, CPsychol, AFBPs, FHEA

Instructional Associate Professor of Gerontology



anna3-200x200.jpgAnna Nguyen, OTD, OTR/L

Director of Internship Training



MG_9747skalicky-e1502742210955-272x297.jpgReginald Tucker-Seeley, MA, ScM, ScD

Edward L. Schneider Assistant Professor of Gerontology