As 1 of 15 nationally accredited programs in the country, Long-Term Care Administration provides students with the education and qualifications to work as administrators in long-term care settings.

Our graduates have gone on to work in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, congregate living, adult care centers, hospice care, and other long-term services and supports. Students earn the certified dementia practitioner (CDP) certificate prior to graduation. Upon graduation students are eligible to apply for the licensure exams for nursing home administration (NHA) and for the health services executive (HSE) credential.

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The long term care administration program at Kent State University is accredited by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards. For additional information, contact NAB at 1120 20th St., NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20036, (202)712-9040, or

Professional Licensure Disclosure

This program is designed to prepare students to sit for applicable licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure or certification and contact information for state licensing boards at Kent State's website for professional licensure disclosure.