Health Administration Program

Master of Science in Long Term Care Administration

Master of Science in Long-Term Care Administration

Program Description

The Master of Science in Long-Term Care Administration is designed to meet the needs of individuals interested in advancing their careers in the growing field of services and facilities targeting the needs of the elderly. The Long-Term Care program is a cross disciplinary program with courses from the Health Services Department and the Gerontology program. It offers students an opportunity to prepare for careers in areas including nursing homes, senior centers, offices on aging, adult day care centers, continuing care retirement communities, and other public and private organizations which service seniors. The program requires completion of 48 credits, as follows:

Core Component (9 required):

        HAD    558                Health Administration

        HAD    553                Health Care Organization

        HAD    560                Health Care Informatics

        HAD    600                Ethics of Health Care

        GRG    4600-4015   Proseminar in Gerontology I and II

        GRG    4045              Delivery of Human Services to the Older Person

        GRG    4505              Long-Term Care Administration

        GRG    4025              Research Design and Statistics

Administration Component (3 required):

        HAD    557                Health Care Strategic Planning and Marketing

        HAD    554                Health Care Law

        HAD    555                Accounting for Health Care Organizations

        HAD    551                Managed Health Care

        HAD    556                Financial Management of Health Care Organizations

Gerontology Component (3 required):

        GRG 4135                 Clinical Pathology

        GRG/HED 4625       Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability

        GRG 4905-4915      Advanced Internship

Research Component (1 required):

        GRG    6025              Advanced Research Seminar in Gerontology