Enter healthcare administration from any field

This graduate program 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 discipline who want to pursue a non-clinical healthcare-related administrative career.

The program provides an interdisciplinary foundation in management and social science topics to oversee all facets of long-term care facilities, including services, finances, human resources, policies and ethics. An internship opportunity also equips you with valuable experience in the healthcare industry.

Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree; additional prerequisite courses may be required.

Career Opportunities with a Master's in Long-Term Care Management

  • Long-term Care Facility Manager
  • Healthcare Administrator

Benefits of a Master's Degree

A graduate degree helps you advance your career by qualifying for higher positions with additional leadership opportunities. The median salary for those with master’s degrees is 16% higher than for those with an undergraduate degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Contact Us

For information regarding the requirements for admission to the Long-Term Care Management Master’s Program, please contact:
Dr. Theresa Wadkins
COPH 320
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney, NE 68849-5140
Telephone: (308) 865-8240
E-mail: wadkinst@comhl.net