BSHS Healthcare Administration – Long-Term Care Concentration
Touro University Worldwide offers an online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS). The unique BSHS program provides students the opportunity to obtain their degree with a concentration in Long-term Care Administration. Students in the Long Term Care Administration concentration will gain a deeper understanding of managing assisted living, palliative and residential facilities. The program is designed for working adults and is targeted to the demands of today’s job marketplace. The degree equips students to enter one of the nation’s fastest-growing job sectors.
As the population of the United States demographically changes, we must learn to address the changing landscape. This combination of factors is making long-term care services increasingly important, particularly for populations that are multi-ethnic and bilingual.
Now, get the education you need to become a part of this dynamic field. The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Long-Term Care Administration concentration prepares students for administrative positions in long-term care settings. Students will study long-term care relative to general management, health care administration, and long-term care administration. Students also can choose from one of two specialties: nursing home administration and assisted living administration. Special topics in this unique concentration include:
- The role of the health care provider and administrator as an advocate for health
- Ethical decision making
- Economic, political and social forces impacting long-term care
- Theories of contemporary health services administration
- And much more
Upon graduation, students will be prepared to administer high-quality management in the following:
- Long-term care facilities
- Retirement communities
- Assisted living facilities
- Nursing Home Administrator
BS in Health Sciences Career Outlook
According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics (BLS) the salary can vary by state and experience. Nevertheless, employment of medical and health service managers is projected to grow 32% from 2019 to 2029. The Earnings of health services managers vary by type and size of facility, level of responsibility and geographic region. According to Pascale Nursing Home Administrators entry-level earn $85,000 annually.
Note: This degree does not lead to any form of licensure or certification.
TUW has answered student demand with our health science degree offering. The fully online format makes the degree accessible to more students and presents a flexible alternative to traditional on-ground degree programs. Students can transfer up to 90 semester credit hours, allowing you to maximize previous education and expedite degree completion.
|Course Length||8 weeks|
|Total Credit Hours||120|
|Cost per Credit Hour||$400|
The long-term care administration program is student centered in a number of ways. Class sizes are limited and more personal, so you receive more of your professor’s time. All TUW professors are carefully selected for their credentials and passion as an educator.APPLY NOW
The Bachelor of Science in Long-Term Care Administration requires a total of 120 credit hours for completion.
- General education (45 credits)
- Prerequisite requirements (21 credits)*
- Major and core requirements (30 credits)
- Electives (24 credits)
* Students must meet the prerequisite requirements before taking any of the major program requirements.
The duration of the program will vary by students. Factors affecting your completion time include the number of transfer credits and time off between courses. A maximum of 90 semester credit hours can be transferred to fulfill the degree requirements. Full-time students can complete the program in 3 ½ years; part-time students can complete the program in seven years.
Students seeking enrollment in the health science program must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:
- High school graduate
- Successful completion of the General Education Development (GED) test
- Transfer student from an accredited college or university in good academic standing
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Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.
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