Online Graduate Cert in LTC Mgmt.

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

The online Graduate Certificate in Long-Term Care Management is a 9 credit hour program designed to prepare participants to better meet the needs of the rapidly aging and long-lived population through online coursework.

Competencies gained through the coursework will strengthen your understanding of management, quality, finance, strategic management and culture so that you are better positioned to facilitate transformational changes in order to achieve higher levels of quality within your organization.

Courses Include:

  • Health Services for Long Term Care
  • Practicum
  • Long Term Care Administration

Students need to meet prerequisite requirements to be eligible for the advanced courses in this certificate program. These courses include undergraduate coursework in statistics, calculus, and information systems. The Beacom School of Business offers these courses both as online undergraduate courses and online graduate-level foundations courses. Challenge exams are also available.

Admission Requirements

Application requirements can be found at Graduate School Admission Requirements and include:

  1. Completed Graduate Application
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  2. $35 application fee
  3. Official transcript(s) verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and official transcripts of all academic work at the graduate level are required for all students
  4. Statement of Purpose
  5. Additional requirements exist for international applicants.  For more information, visit International Admission Requirements

For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Business Administration in the current graduate catalog.

The required coursework for the online Graduate Certificate in Long-Term Care Management can also be applied toward a master's degree in Administration or a master's degree in Business Administration - just ask us how!

For more information about the Graduate Certificate in Long Term Care Management, contact USD Online at 605-658-6200 or by e-mail at

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