Nursing Home Administrator 120-Hour Training

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Nursing Home Administrator

Industry Information

The role of the nursing home administrator is to supervise, plan, develop, monitor and maintain appropriate standards of care throughout all departments in the nursing home. The nursing home administrator must have effective communication, leadership, and business skills in order to be successful.


This Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators approved specialty program is designed to provide a knowledge core of education for those interested in pursuing a career in the long term care administration field. The courses may also serve to satisfy State of Pennsylvania license renewal requirements.  Consisting of sixteen courses, each 7.5 hours in length, the 120-hour program is taught by Penn State University faculty and area professionals.


For information on qualifying for this training please visit this page.


Format: We offer the training on Saturdays, from 8am-5pm


Registration for the fall session will open in April.

2015 Courses



Fall-Session II-September 12 through October 31


Third Party Reimbursement

Rehabilitation Services and Special Care Services

Administration, Organization and Management of the Long Term Care Facility

Fiscal Management, Budget and Accounting


Dietary Department and Resident Nutrition

Personnel Management and Labor Relations

The Nursing Department and Resident Care Management

Social Services, Family and Community Relationships and Resident Rights



September 12-October 31

Complete all 16 courses on Saturdays in the fall, 2105  and spring, 2016.


$158.00 per class for those enrolled in the  NHA 120-hour training program

Registration & more info

Theresa Bloom

Theresa Bloom