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Long Term Care Certificate
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.
The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
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.
While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats.