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Why Study Eldercare Practice at Madonna University?

  • Enhance your career opportunities
  • One of five Michiganders is age 60 or over, and long-term care is the tenth largest employer in the U.S.
  • Gain valuable care coordination skills to address Affordable Care Act changes 
  • Respected professionals, Madonna faculty members share their experiences and skills in class

This certificate program is designed to provide you the expertise needed to assess and develop plans of care for older adults with chronic illnesses or other complex needs. The eldercare practice curriculum should prepare you to effectively intervene and advocate for older adults and their families, when they need assistance managing major life challenges. Sharpen your communication and critical thinking skills, and graduate prepared to pursue a career helping to address the concerns of an aging population.

Career Opportunities      Employers of Alumni
Care coordinator    Area agencies
Care manager   Home care agencies 

Community health worker 

  Non-profit organizations

Community liaison

  Physicians' offices
Insurance administrator   Self-employed
Intake coordinator    Skilled nursing facilities
Service coordinator    
Volunteers manager