Long-term care post-baccalaureate certification 

Advance your healthcare career with a Long-Term Care Post Baccalaureate Certificate from Davenport University. Designed for working professionals who already have their bachelor’s, this program will prepare you to pursue a career as a licensed nursing home administrator. What's even better — you don't need to have a healthcare background or healthcare degree. You’ll finish the program with a deep understanding of the long-term healthcare industry, plus you’ll be prepared to sit for your licensing exam.

Earn your long-term care administration certificate online through our Global Campus, Michigan's first online learning community. 

Why a long-term care certificate? 

With a growing demand for licensed professionals in the long-term healthcare field, this program will put you on the path to an administrative and leadership role within the long-term sector. Your courses will prepare for the Nursing Home Administrator Licensure Exam and qualify you to work in long-term care.

Explore classes for Davenport’s Long-Term Care Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Classes for this certificate incorporate hands-on projects to prepare students for a career in long-term care.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

This program is only 18 credits, so you can get started in your new career, faster
Smaller class sizes means you get more one-on-one time with professors

Why study long-term care at Davenport University?

Davenport’s long-term care certificate program is aligned with the requirements from the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards and is offered entirely online for the utmost flexibility. Plus, our faculty are experts in healthcare and long-term care.

Experience the Davenport difference: 

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Jumpstart your career

Sit for professional certifications and build your portfolio while you earn your certificate.


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Flexible scheduling

Online classes mean convenience and flexibility for busy students. 


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Build career connections

Participate in campus organizations like the Allied Health Organization. 


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Personalized attention from professors

Smaller classroom sizes mean you get one-on-one attention from expert faculty. 


Some programs require a student to complete a portion of their degree plan off-campus. 
View a full list of those programs and courses


Davenport University, 2023/2024 Catalog