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Long-Term Care Administration (Advanced Certificate)

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In as little as 3 semesters (5-6 classes), you will develop the skils and knowlege needed to advance your career with D'Youville's long-term care certificate program.



An aging population and a growing number of individuals needing lifelong healthcare services has led to a demand for administrators who can provide leadership and support in assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and other healthcare locations.

This certificate program, which is registered with the New York State Education Department, will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a career in long-term care administration. The courses meet the educational requirements for licensure of nursing home administrators in New York state.


Course Requirements

Course Number Course Name Credits
HSA 615 Health Systems Organization and Management 3
HSA 616 Human Resource Management in Health Care Organizations 3
HSA 648 Financial Management in Health Care Organizations 3
HSA 653 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care Organizations 3
HSA 605 Aging in American Society 3
HSA 668 Nursing Home Administration 3
Total 18

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in the field. In addition to the general admissions requirements, applicants must present the following:

  • Complete an online graduate application for admission (no application fee).
  • Submit Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • Submit an admissions statement/essay specifically addressing how the program will be of benefit to you and the community you serve (about 250 words).
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from employers, professional supervisors, colleagues, or previous professors.
  • Submit a current resume.


  1. Completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university in a health care discipline.
  2. Possess relevant work experience and or a related degree.

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