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As our population ages, there is a great need for individuals who understand older adults, the aging process and support systems/programs for older adults. Western Michigan University offers Gerontology 1000 Introduction to Aging Studies as well as a pathway to become qualified as a nursing home administrator.

WMU has added a new Nursing Home Administrator career path for this high demand career

We now offer three classes (nine credits) in the WMU School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs that can help you qualify to take the Michigan Nursing Home Administrator licensing exam.

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