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Online Certificate of Advanced Studies – Nursing Home Administrator: Career Outlook

Start your path toward Nursing Home Administrator licensure.

There are few things as rewarding as dedicating your time to helping the people in your community. Utica College’s online Advanced Studies certificate in Nursing Home Administrator prepares you to meet that desire.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical and health services positions are projected to increase at a rate of 18 percent from 2018 through 2028 as the aging baby-boom generation requires advanced health care services.1 Fortunately, that means a growing need for educated professionals, and our NHA certification program will prepare you for your path towards licensure.

Career Opportunities

  • Nursing Home Assistant Administrator: Assistant administrators help to maintain the quality of patient care, oversee the staff and its development, and ensure that all employees comply with facility procedure and protocol. This position is typically entry-level and requires less experience working in nursing homes.
  • Nursing Home Administrator: Nursing home administrators are responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of nursing homes. They manage and develop staff, budget and utilize operational resources, ensure compliance and professional standards are upheld, and more. Typically a nursing home administrator provides oversight of the facility’s quality assurance process and must have a working knowledge of relevant local, federal, and state laws.

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Learning Outcomes: Fulfill Academic Requirements for NHA Licensure

When you complete this program, you will be able to:

Continue Your Education

When you’re ready to advance your education, you can seamlessly transfer your 15 credits to the master’s program:

Beyond the Degree

We have the tools to help you make your next career move:

One-on-One Mentors

Work with your program director and professors for professional mentorship and support.

Job Search Assistance

Build your résumé, do mock interviews, and find new opportunities in your area.

Career Counseling

Have our experts review your résumé and LinkedIn and learn to stand out from the crowd.

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Register for events, create a visual profile for employers, and apply for jobs and internships through our online portal.

Sources:

  1. Medical and Health Services Managers – Job Outlook. (2020). Retrieved July 29, 2020, from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm#tab-6
  2. Medical and Health Services Managers – Pay. (2020). Retrieved July 29, 2020, from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm#tab-5
  3. https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/nursing_home_administrator/licensure_program/qualifications.htm