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Why Study Long-term Care Administration at Madonna University?

  • One out of five Michiganders is age 60 or over, and long-term care is the tenth largest employer in the U.S.
  • Senior living corporations represent a burgeoning segment of the economy
  • Internships provide hands-on experience and build your professional network 
  • Faculty members are respected professionals who share real life experiences and skills in class
  • Nursing home administration concentration qualifies you to take the state and federal licensure exams

The Long-term Care Administration is designed to prepare you to address the growing and evolving concerns of an aging population. Gain expertise and an understanding of best practices in a range of programs, services, housing options, public policies, and management approaches related to the long-term care of older adults. Sharpen your communication and critical thinking skills, and acquire basic business skills in marketing, accounting, processes and human resources. Choose one of two concentrations:  care management or nursing home administration. In care management classes you'll learn to develop and implement plans of care for older adults and their family, and how to effectively intervene and advocate for them when they are managing major life challenges. Approved by the Michigan Department of Licensure and Regulatory Affairs, the nursing home administrator curriculum qualifies graduates to take the exams to become a licensed nursing home administrator. 

Careers Employers of Alumni
Admissions director  Assisted living residences 
Community health worker Senior living centers 
Community liaison Skilled nursing facilities
Insurance administrator   
Intake coordinator   
Life enrichment director  
Nursing home administrator  
Residential housing administrator  
Service coordinator  
Volunteer manager