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Long-Term Care Management

Prepare to better meet the needs of the rapidly aging and long-lived population.

Become a Leader and Facilitate Change

Gain the skills you need to facilitate transformational change in your organization. A certificate in long-term care management will help you understand management, finance and culture so you can achieve higher levels of quality within your long-term care facilities.

Enhance your career opportunities and knowledge as you prepare for a career as a healthcare leader.       

Degrees & Offerings

Long-Term Care Management


The 100% online graduate certificate in Long-Term Care Management is a nine-credit-hour program designed to prepare you to better meet the needs of the rapidly aging and long-lived population. This certificate can be completed in as little as one year.

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Graduate Admissions

Departments & Facilities

Explore the departments, facilities and centers that contribute to your education in health services management.
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Health Services Management

Equipped with real-world research projects, internships with industry-changing companies, you'll learn to apply business principles to the rapidly growing healthcare field and lead the charge into the future.

Faculty & Staff

Get to know your professors in the Beacom School of Business.
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Jewel Shepherd

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs


Health Services/ Hospital Admin
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Carole South-Winter

Associate Professor


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Matthew Heard



Health Services/ Hospital Admin
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Become a Master

Graduate certificates are a focused graduate-level set of coursework you can take advantage of to gain the most up-to-date research in your field. The coursework from this graduate certificate can be applied toward earning your advanced graduate degree from USD when you are ready. 

Surprisingly Affordable

Whether you’ve recently completed your undergraduate degree, or you want to kick your career up a notch, graduate school is the next logical step. The good news is there is funding for both online and on-campus students to get you through your program. 
GA (Resident*)
Tuition (1 cr.)
GAF Fee (1 cr.)

More About Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change and may vary depending on the program or department. Visit the Graduate Tuition & Costs page for more information.

* Graduate Assistant (GA) rates are available for resident, non-resident and online students.

** Resident rates may be available to you through the SD Advantage, Child of Alumni or Western Regional Graduate Program. To see if you quality, visit

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