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Long Term Care Schools in New York - NY


Long Term Care Training in New York

There are three different state universities in New York that offer approved programs in long-term care administration. These programs offer either a Bachelor’s in Health Service Administration, a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Service Management, a Master’s in Health Policy and Management, or an Advanced Professional Certificate in Health Service Administration. For the best results, research state college and university programs in the New York City, Utica and Bronx. 

Although coursework within each of these programs will vary, since all educational programs must include or be supplemented by fifteen credits (five 3-credit classes) of: nursing home administration (300 level or above), legal issues pertaining to health care, health care financing management, personal management and gerontology, program curriculum will be reasonably similar. Therefore, students will likely find the following classes (or equivalent) offered by formal educational programs: Health Economics and Payment Solutions, Health Services Management, Statistical Methods for Public, Non-Profit, and Health Management, Community Health and Medical Care, Introduction to Global Health Policy, Microeconomics for Public Management, Planning, and Policy Analysis, Financial Aspects of Health Care Administration, Legal Issues in Health Care, Health and Aging, Long-Term Administration, and Management of Health Care Institutions.

Finally, all licensed NHAs in New York are required to engage in continuing education activities to maintain licensure. A minimum of forty-eight hours of continuing education every two years is expected prior to license renewal. All activities must be approved by the Board and be relevant to aspects of nursing home administration. 

Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Long Term Care Specialists in New York, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers and Syracuse, New York may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including the Presbyterian Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and Brookdale Hospital.

For further details and resources, please contact:
NY Board of Examination of Nursing Home Administrators
NYS Department of Health—Office of Continuing Care
161 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, New York 12054-1393
(518) 408-1297 (phone)
(518) 408-1632 (fax)

Long Term Care Schools