Our phd graduates have 100% job placement within 6 months.

PhD Job Placement

Postdoc Career Builders

Our Gerontology PhD grads have gone on to postdocs at:

Bar-Ilan University (Israel)

Brown University

Duke University 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Clemson University

Concordia University (Canada)

Our PhD curriculum is built on three important traditions of gerontology at Miami University: a multidisciplinary approach; expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research methods; and an emphasis on the social construction of age and aging. With this foundation, our graduates launch careers quickly after graduating.

Within 6 months of graduation:

41% were hired in tenure-track faculty positions across a variety of social science departments in the U.S.

33%  got post-doctoral research fellowships

15% were employed in research positions at universities and private sector organizations

11% were employed as non-tenure-track faculty at domestic and international universities