After working in a nursing home and seeing the challenges firsthand, Melissa found a graduate program that would help her make a difference.
Michele Gregory oversees 500 cases as a Spanish-speaking Medicaid case worker. In UNC Greensboro’s online MA in Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS) program, she’s gaining not only knowledge that will help her on the job and beyond, but also an understanding of the families she serves.
An undergraduate course in 2017 introduced Hunter Ledford to gerontology. “That’s kind of what opened my eyes to the aging population and got me interested in the master’s of gerontology,” he says.