PhD Job Placement

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



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)