Nursing Home Administration

Lead the future of elder care in the Nursing Home Administration microcredential where you will gain the necessary skills for the educational portion of the Department of Health’s (DoH) requirement to complete the Nursing Home Administrator Licensure Program in New York State. First, you’ll examine legal and ethical issues in healthcare and the fundamentals of financial management of health care organizations. Then, you will analyze nursing home administration with a specific focus on operational management, finance, residential care and environmental management. Finally, you will study human capital management, including job analysis, recruiting, training, motivating employees, performance appraisals and compensation issues. This microcredential is intended for health care working professionals who want to gain the necessary educational requirements for the Nursing Home Administrator Licensure Program in New York State.

What You'll Learn

  • Gain the skills and abilities essential to competent practice within the nursing home administrator profession.
  • Gain knowledge of the continuum of long-term care
  • Financial management in health care organizations
  • Identify trends in the labor force and strategically plan for human resource needs.
  • Recognize potential legal issues surrounding health care organizations.


  • Current students
  • Outside professionals
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  • Online

Time to Complete

  • Months

This program qualifies for the new Part-Time TAP for Non-Degree Programs. Learn more about eligibility.

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