This general education course is designed to introduce the intentional learner to communication, collaboration, information utilization, critical thinking, problem solving and professional competence and values. The course uses an interdisciplinary approach for the learner to develop personal, academic strategies in order to reach desired goals and achieve academic success.
Long Term Care Certificate (Undergraduate)
Patients with chronic diseases, the disabled, elderly and many others comprise a large population of individuals who need extended care. Enroll in our undergraduate Long Term Care Certificate to gain essential knowledge and skills in the growing health care industry.
With an emerging proportion of older adults in our society there is a growing market for aging services which are fueled by products and services for elders as well as for adults compromised by severe injuries or disabilities. The long term care certificate focuses on increasing the knowledge and skills essential to work with these various populations. Courses focus on aging, legal issues and perspectives, programs and services, as well as alternative living environments for these populations.
Long Term Care Certificate (Undergraduate) requires a minimum of 18 credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
Make an informed choice
We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for.
Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program will include the following courses:
In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Health Professions graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program. Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) for the Long Term Care Certificate program.