Kent State University

Public UNIVERSITY IN THE Midwest
800 E. Summit Street
Kent, OH 44240

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DONNA ALEXANDER

PROGRAM CONTACT

330-672-2854

dalexa2@kent.edu

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Bachelor of Science degree in Long-Term Care Administration provides students the education and qualifications for state and national licensure eligibility to work as administrators in long-term care settings, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, congregate living, adult care centers, hospice care and other long-term services and supports. Students may earn the certified dementia practitioner (CDP) credential prior to graduation. After graduation and passing of the state and national licensure exams for nursing home administration (NHA), graduates working in the long-term care field will qualify to apply for the health services executive (HSE) credential.

ACCREDITATION

National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO

10 to 1

Percentage of Graduates in Leadership Positions

95%

INTERNSHIP

1000 hours, university monitored not paid program.

Partnerships

United Church Homes, Jennings and Altercare, Sprenger Healthcare