Long-Term Care Administration Program

The Long-Term Care Administration program at College of DuPage prepares students for administrative responsibilities in a variety of long-term care settings: nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health services, and other organizations serving the elderly and disabled.

The program is only offered in an online format. For more information about online courses in general, please visit the COD Online website

The program is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as meeting the eligibility criteria for the Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Licensure Examination. Selected courses may satisfy continuing education requirements for nursing home administrators, social workers and counselors.

The aging of the U.S. population has served as an impetus for growth in the long-term care industry. A certificate in Long-Term Care Administration will enhance the student's employment opportunities.

Program Requirements 

Please consult a faculty advisor listed below before enrolling in the program courses.


Course Descriptions

Information Packet


If you are considering this program as an area of study, consult with a faculty advisor in this field.

If you are unable to contact an advisor, messages may be left with the Health and Sciences Division Office, Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 1220, (630) 942-8331.

Feedback/compliments/concerns regarding this Health Science Program. For general inquiries, please use contact information listed above.

Gainful Employment Information

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