Long-Term Care Management (Starting in Fall 2019)

Degree: Master of Science
Program: Long-Term Care Management
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 37 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree; additional prerequisite courses may be required


The online M.S. in Long-Term Care Management prepares you for leadership roles in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, hospice centers, home-health facilities, assisted-living centers, and veteran’s homes. The program is an ideal fit for health practitioners seeking management positions as well as those from any field who want to pursue a non-clinical healthcare-related administrative career.

This interdisciplinary program provides a solid foundation in management and social science topics for well-rounded expertise to oversee long-term care facilities. An internship opportunity also equips you with valuable experience in the healthcare industry to springboard your administrative career. UNK faculty can assist you in setting up an internship that is tailored to your professional goals and located at a long-term care facility in or near your community.


Required Courses


ACCT 858 - Managerial Accounting Systems
MGT 840P - Health Care Management I: Managing People Effectively
MGT 841P - Health Care Management II: Managing Processes Effectively
MGT 845 - Cultural Responsiveness: Building Clinical and Institutional Trust
MGT 850P - Health Care Delivery: Systems and Policies
MGT 875 - Management Internship
MGT 890 - Leadership & Organizational Behavior
MGT 892 - Strategic Analysis & Decision Making
PSCI 833 - The Politics and Policy of Health Care
PSY 804 - Healthcare Ethics
PSY 840 - Health Psychology
PSY 862 - Adult Development and Aging
SOWK 871 - Aging Services


How do I get started?

1. Request information about the program to learn more.

2. Contact
UNK eCampus with any questions:
University of Nebraska at Kearney - eCampus
Phone: 308-865-8927
Email: ecampus@unk.edu 
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