Certificate in Long Term Care Administration

The graduate certificate in long term care administration is designed to offer the course work necessary to sit for the Texas licensing exam for nursing facility administrators. The School of Health Administrators also offers an optional field placement. Note: all questions regarding licensure and state exam requirements should be directed to the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) at 512.438.2015.

Course Work Requirements

LTCA 5322Environmental Management in Long Term Care3
LTCA 5323Governance Management in Long Term Care3
LTCA 5324Personnel Management in Long Term Care3
LTCA 5325Resident Care Management in Long Term Care3
LTCA 5335Financial Management in Long Term Care3
Total Hours15

In addition to the completion of certificate course work, a minimum of 1,000 internship hours are required to become a Texas licensed nursing facility administrator. Enrollment in LTCA 5681 may be required. 

Admission Policy

For information regarding admission application requirements and deadlines, please see The Graduate College website at http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/Prospect_Students/Pgms_Apps/TXST_Cert.html.