Nursing Home Administrator Certificate

Caregiver holding seated patient's hand
Fully Online
$451.50 per credit
Total Credits
Undergrad Certificate
Admission GPA
Application Deadlines
Spring 2020: December 15, 2019; Summer 2020: May 1, 2020; Fall 2020: August 1, 2020
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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). 

Admission Requirements

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.

Sample Courses

  • HSM 3200 Health Care Leadership & Planning                    
  • HSM 4210 Health Care Law & Biomedical Ethics                    
  • HSM 4212 Regulatory Management                            
  • MGMT 3220 Human Resource Management                        
  • SOC 3937 Social Gerontology