Long-Term Care Administration Emphasis

The Long-Term Care Administration emphasis is designed to provide health care practitioners with the skills to succeed as supervisors and managers in health care settings.  Our curriculum provides a working foundation in management and interpersonal skills while introducing you to the varied issues and challenges of long-term care.  

This degree is offered through WSU's distance learning program as well as on campus.  The distance learning courses are delivered online and through independent study.

Why Choose Long-Term Care Administration at WSU?

  • More than 95% of long-term care students become licensed professionals and are placed in a career upon graduation
  • Excellent preparation: 85% of our students get an A- or higher grade from their internship preceptors
  • High level of student satisfaction with our program and curriculum

What You'll Learn

We emphasize topics such as:

  • Individual and group behavior
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Decision-making
  • Leadership theory and skills
  • The process of change
  • Motivation
  • Teamwork
  • Organization design and culture

Employment Opportunities

Graduates work in a variety of health care-related organizations, including:

  • Management consulting
  • Long-term care facilities
  • State and federal agencies

There are more jobs available nationwide in long-term care than there are graduates to fill them. The average starting salary for an entry-level administrator is $50,000 per year, with the median of all administrators earning around $84,000. Salaries vary depending on region, workplace and skill level.

Course Requirements


The faculty advisor for the Health Services Administration emphasis is:

Cory Moss
Office: Marriott Allied Health Building, Room 218
Phone: 801-626-7237
E-mail: cmoss@weber.edu