Fall 2020 Schedule
Please check back in July for more details or call Theresa Bloom.
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 core knowledge for those interested in pursuing a career in the long term care administration field. The courses may also 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 SMEs (subject matter experts). Enrollment is on-going: begin in the spring and finish in the fall, or begin in the fall and finish in the spring. The fall session has 8 classes and the spring session has 8.
For information on qualifying for this training please visit the PA State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators webpage.
Cost: $175 per class (16 classes totaling $2800 for all 120 hours of training-8 classes Saturdays in spring and fall). Rolling enrollment: begin in spring or fall.
Registration for these programs is either online using the links above or by calling the Registration Office at 814-867-4973. Be sure to reference the course number listed below when calling. If you are paying for each class as you go-please remember to register no later than Wednesday before class takes place.