Long-term care of the elderly, physically ill, and mentally ill is a rapidly growing field with increasing demand for licensed administrators. Develop the leadership and critical thinking skills you’ll need to succeed in this rewarding business environment, while also focusing on the practical aspects of long term care.
You’ll be able to manage the business and administrative aspects of residential care for the elderly and chronically ill, including:
The state licensing exam is offered through the Texas Department of Aging and Disability
Services (DADS). To take the state exam, you’ll need to:
Texas also requires that you also successfully complete a national exam for licensure in the state of Texas. The national exam is administered by DADS on behalf of the National Association of Boards of Examiners for Long Term Care Administration (NAB). NAB also requires you to complete certain topics of study as part of, or in addition to, a bachelor’s degree.
As the US population ages, the need for quality long-term care increases. Employment opportunities are expected to grow at a faster rate than many other areas of business management.