Long-Term Care Administration, Graduate Certificate

Graduate students and others who have earned a four-year degree who want to become a licensed Nursing Home Administrator can pursue the Long-Term Care Administration Certificate.

Program Highlights

  • Coursework requirements match requirements set by the State of Minnesota for licensure.
  • Housed within the Department of Sociology & Corrections.
  • Close working relationship with the Chesley Center on Aging.
  • Opportunities for students to get involved with annual conferences on palliative and dementia care.
  • Member of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.

Application Requirements

*The Long-Term Care Administration program is not currently accepting applications.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of 16 credits in social and behavioral science at the undergraduate level.
  • A personal statement describing your previous training in gerontology, work and/or volunteer experience with older adults and reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in Aging Studies.
  • Three letters of recommendation which assess your potential for graduate study and professional practice with older adults.
  • Resume

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Based Applicants International Applicants
Fall Start TBD N/A
Spring Start TBD N/A
Summer Start TBD N/A

 Time to Completion: 12 months

Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Sarah Epplen

Aging Studies Website