Buena Vista University

Health Care Administration: Distributive Major

Every year, the number of Americans in need of long-term and nursing home care grows exponentially. More and more facilities are being built as one of the largest generations in history moves toward retirement. There is a growing need for people with the knowledge to manage these facilities.  BVU Professional & Online Studies has developed a major that specifically addresses the unique set of skills necessary to be successful in this field, including principles of management, psychology, social work, and sociology.  You'll have a well-rounded knowledge base suited to the field of nursing home administration. Practicum hours are required for the successful completion of this major.

Employment opportunities include:

Courses of study

Distributive major: 45 credit hours

Distributive health care administration major designation will be awarded to graduates of a state licensure approved program in long term care administration who complete the distributive human services major and 9 credit hours of business with 3 credit hours at the 300/400 level. Recommended 400 level health care administration supporting courses may be offered in
cooperation with state licensure approved programs in long term care administration.

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