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Graduate Certificate in Long Term Care Administration

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This 100% online certificate requires students to complete a minimum of nine credits of coursework.  The goal of this certificate is to provide students with knowledge of the older adult and the agencies that provide services for this expanding population.  Students will 1) understand the nature, depth, and growth of the older adult population, and 2) address the impact of that growth on health and health care. This certificate provides a broad orientation to the field of aging while preparing individuals for the Michigan Nursing Home Licensure Exam and is intended to complement and enhance career opportunities for students across a variety of fields. Professionals with formal training in gerontology may work in a broad range of settings. Examples include: local, state, federal and private agencies providing services to older adult, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, health promotion programs, recreational and leisure activity programs.

Admission Requirements

1. BS in health-related field, BS or BBA in business-related field, or BS or BA in another field with at least 2 years of health sector work experience; or enrollment in a University of Michigan-Flint graduate program.

2. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

Students in the final semester of a UM-Flint healthcare baccalaureate program may receive an override to begin the graduate certificate while completing the baccalaureate degree.

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