LTC at the UMN

The University's Long Term Care (LTC) Administration programs are designed to help you achieve your license as a nursing home administrator or assisted living director. Learn more about the many opportunities available in this growing field.

What We Offer

Long Term Care Professional and Graduate Series

  • Premier program offered for 50 years, supported by experts in the field
  • Offers working professionals and UMN graduate students a flexible, customized curriculum to obtain a LNHA through online courses

Long Term Care Management Certificate

  • Available to working professionals in the field as an additional credential
  • Provides UMN Certificate after completing at least 12 credits of the Professional Series courses

Long Term Care Management Certificate-Wisconsin

  • Available to working professionals in the field as an additional credential
  • Flexible online courses accredited by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
  • May be completed in two semesters

BASc. in Health Services Management and Long Term Care Management Minor

  • Provides a path for HSM undergraduate students to obtain the national Health Services Executive (HSE) license
  • Uses a hybrid model of in-person and online instruction by experts from across the health care spectrum for a well-rounded experience

Management in Assisted Living and Senior Care Settings Course

  • Fully online 14-week, 3-credit course that provisionally meets state requirements to obtain the new Assisted Living Director license

Our Health Services Management program is the only one in Minnesota accredited by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards for the Health Services Executive license.

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Find the Program that Best Fits Your Needs

Use the table below to explore the options that best meet your career goals.

If you are a(n)...Professional & Graduate SeriesMinorAssisted Living Course
HSM undergraduate student X 
Other UMN undergraduate student X 
UMN graduate studentX X
Nondegree-seeking student looking for a nursing home administrator’s licenseX  
Nondegree-seeking student looking for an assisted living director license  X

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