*Transfer credits will be applied to courses for the certificate. Students will need to determine if transfer courses are eligible for state exam.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, one in every five U.S. residents will be older than age 65 by the year 2030. At D’Youville, our online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Long-Term Care Administration (LTC Certificate) can help you develop the skills you need to become a leader in this unique sector of healthcare.
Completing this program can help you pursue management-track roles in an in-demand field that plays an important role in caring for your community’s elders. Our specialized curriculum covers:
The program is ideal for working healthcare industry professionals, and for those who enjoy working with elderly populations.
We are one of only a few schools to offer this certificate as a stand-alone credential. Composing one-third of a master’s program, the certification can also be used toward completion of higher levels of study.
Because the program is offered fully online, you’ll have the ability to earn your certification while maintaining your commitments to work and life. Courses last 8 weeks, and the program can be completed in as little as eight months.
This certificate program is registered with the New York State Education Department and meets the educational requirements for licensure of nursing home administrators in New York State. Gainful employment information is available for review.
The long-term care administration certificate program includes 15 credits and can be completed in two semesters.
Applicants to the online Long-Term Care Administration certificate program must meet general admissions requirements and submit the following:
To apply, prospective students must submit:
*Students with an unrelated bachelor’s degree may be considered for acceptance if they can demonstrate extensive professional experience in a healthcare setting.
Tuition and fees vary based on your program of study and whether you are considered a full- or part-time student. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and can be applied to full- and part-time status.
Entering the program with previous academic credit can help lower your cost. Below, you’ll find information about the potential cost of your program.
|Full Program Tuition||$700 per credit hour||$10,500|
|Full Program Fees||$160 (full time)**||$320|
|Full Program Total||$10,820|
D’Youville’s long-term care certification online program prepares you to become a leader in nursing homes, managed care facilities, and other organizations. The focused curriculum provides the essential knowledge and skills you need to thrive in this growing field.
Long-term care administrators are responsible for overseeing the care of residents in permanent or semi-permanent care facilities. These environments may include assisted living facilities, continued care retirement communities, nursing homes, or systems of home care.
As institutional leaders, those in this role take on a range of responsibilities. These duties might include: