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Degree Details

Bachelor of Science in Elder Care Administration

Program Type:
Baccalaureate

The Bachelor of Science in Elder Care Administration is designed to prepare individuals to apply managerial principles to the administration of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult day care, home health services, and other long term care settings and agencies serving the elderly and disabled. Includes instruction in social and clinical aspects of aging, health care delivery systems, nursing home administration, assisted living administration, aging policy and government programs, ethics, business management, financial management, human resource management, marketing, and applicable laws and regulations.

Student Learning Outcomes
The student learning outcomes for the Bachelor of Science in Elder Care Administration are presented below: 

  1. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the American Health Care System. 
  2. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the application of medical language in communicating with members of the medical community. 
  3. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of directing the activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and volunteer staff, to include hiring and training. 
  4. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of developing and maintaining standards, policies, programs, and operating procedures which comply with government regulations. 
  5. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of administration of fiscal operations such as budget and service rates. 
  6. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of general business operations. 
  7. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of compiling, analyzing, and preparing reports relevant to care of the elderly. 
  8. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of conducting public relations, arranging publicity, and speaking at community gatherings. 
  9. Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of interviewing families of persons seeking admission to elder care facilities.

Admission Requirements

Students must meet all requirements for admission to the university as specified on our Applying for Admissions site. The Bachelor of Science in Elder Care Administration has no separate or special admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

  1. Students must complete all of the requirements pertaining to baccalaureate degrees as specified on our Academic Requirements site. 
  2. Students are required to make a grade of “C” or higher in all courses listed under the Major Requirements section of the curriculum. 
  3. Students must complete at least 45 semester hours at the 3000 level or above and at least 15 semester hours at the 4000 level.

 

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  • Bachelor Degrees
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