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Long Term Care Administration

Elderly and younger hands

Leading an Aging Society

There is a critical need for skilled and compassionate professionals to serve the state’s expanding aging population. This challenge offers a unique opportunity for individuals interested in leadership within a health care profession: nursing home administration.

The U of M’s Long Term Care (LTC) administration courses are an affordable, flexible option for working adults. These LTC courses will give you the education to support Minnesota licensure as a long term care (nursing home) administrator. Complete your coursework in one year, and be on the fast track to getting your license and landing a rewarding job.

Already a CCAPS student?

If you are accepted to, or enrolled in, the undergraduate Health Services Management degree, we also offer a Long Term Care Management Minor.

Program Overview

Long Term Care Coursework

Courses are offered online over five to seven weeks, making them convenient for working professionals. You can take them at the undergraduate or graduate level, but you don't have to be admitted to a U of M program to register.

There is no application process: simply enroll in your first course!

  • Long Term Care Organizational Management
  • Health Care Finance
  • Long Term Care Gerontology for Health Care Managers
  • Long Term Care Health and Medical Needs
  • Long Term Care Supports and Services
  • Long Term Care Human Resources Management
  • Long Term Care Regulatory Management
  • Long Term Care Health Care Law
  • Long Term Care Quality Management and Performance Improvement
  • Practicum in Long Term Care

Obtain Your License

The LTC series of courses meets Minnesota licensure requirements. Minnesota licensure is administered by the Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. It requires approved coursework, a practicum, passing the national exam, and passing a state exam. These courses may also meet the requirements of other states: check individual state licensure policies.

Want to Learn More?

Connect with us to register for a course, ask a question, or set up a virtual meeting with an LTC advisor.