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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Long-Term Care Administration - Graduate Certificate

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The Graduate Certificate in Long-Term Care Administration provides multidisciplinary perspectives and coursework which culminates in a professional practicum experience. Students engaging with this certificate typically expect to enter careers in long-term care administration in skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes or rehabilitation facilities. Most students will also take both the Minnesota and federal nursing home administrator license exams once all coursework is completed.

Organizational Management Core
(Choose 3 credits)
HLTH 659 Health Administration (3)

Managerial Accounting Core
 (Choose 2 credits)
MBA 630 Accounting for Managers (2)

Gerontology Core
(Choose 3 credits)
GERO 600 Gerontology Theory and Practice (3)
SOC 504 Sociology of Aging (3)

Health Care and Medical Needs Core
(Choose 3 credits)
HLTH 555 Health and Aging (3)

Nursing Facility Services Core
(Choose 3 credits)
GERO 580 Nursing Home Administration (3)

Human Resources Core
(Choose 3 credits)
MBA 642 Management of Human Resources (2)
POL 662 Seminar: Human Resources Management (3)

Practicum Experience
(Choose 6 credits)
GERO 698 NHA Practicum (1-6)

Gainful Employment Program Information
The program is a Gainful Employment program regulated by the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education requires additional information be provided to you about this certificate program. For more information follow these links: