Long-Term Care Administration M.S.

The M.S. in long-term care administration program provides a rigorous and interdisciplinary course of study for individuals interested in advancing their career in the growing field of services and facilities targeting the needs of the elderly. The program is a cross-disciplinary program with courses from Saint Joseph's health services department and gerontology program.

The program offers courses in health care ethics, health care organization, health care law, clinical pathology, chronic illness and disability and many other areas of critical contemporary interest. Students gain both real-world and academic experience as they are required to complete an advanced internship within the health administration field and also a research seminar to attain their degree.

Graduates of the M.S. in long-term care administration program can expect to be prepared for careers in organizations such as nursing homes, senior centers, adult day care centers, continuing-care retirement communities and other public and private organizations that serve senior citizens. Saint Joseph’s University prepares long-term care administration students to bring positive and inspiring change to the aging population.