Long-Term Care Administration

The 15-credit Minor in Long-Term Care Administration teaches students the skills and knowledge needed to oversee the daily operations of a nursing facility, adult day care, home care organization or assisted living facility. Coursework covers Federal regulations for all nursing facilities in the United States and guidelines for successful management of all types of long-term care services.

Successful completion of this minor meets the educational requirements for students to pursue licensure as a nursing home administrator in the State of Michigan.

Required courses

  • GRN 1000 - Introduction to Aging Studies - 3 credits
  • HSV 3700 - The Health System and Its Environment - 3 credits
  • HSV 4780 - U.S. Health Policy - 3 credits
  • HSV 4820 - Post-Acute Care Administration - 3 credits

You must take at least three elective credits. They can be from the list below or can be another course, if approved by the program coordinator.

  • Elective courses

    ACTY 2100, BLS 3050, BUS 1750, COMM 1040, COMM 1700, COMM 2040, HOL 5530, HOL 5550, HOL 5560, HSV 3000, HSV 4100, HSV 4400, HSV 4500, HSV 4800, PH 2310, SWRK 2100, PADM 2000, PADM 5270, PHIL 3340, REL 3180

Declaring and advising

Declaring your minor

You can declare your minor by emailing Melinda Lockett, associate director of CHHS advising, at melinda.lockett@wmich.edu. You can find more information on the CHHS Advising website.


To meet with a CHHS advisor, call (269) 387-2656 or check out virtual options on the CHHS Advising website.