The certificate program provides students with the regulatory and business principles of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health services, and other long-term care services. The certificate content consists of courses required for the state of Minnesota licensure and preparation for the National Association of Nursing Home Administrator Board (NAB) exam to become a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA).
Application to the Nursing Home Administrator certificate program is required along with completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning as demonstrated by a transcript or in tandem with the completion of a degree from the University of Minnesota schools.
A minimum 2.8 GPA is required with coursework completed within a maximum of a four-year/12-semester timeframe. A bachelor's or master’s degree obtained longer than seven years requires evidence of continued competency, such as work experience or continuing education.