The Nursing Home Administration course is offered in five three-semester-hour courses and is designed to provide the didactic requirements of the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). It is also intended to assist the participant in preparing for the state licensure examination. DADS requirements for individuals to sit for the licensure exam are:
Completion of 15 academic credit hours in long term care administration
Completion of a 1,000-hour internship in an approved facility
Internship courses are for those students unable to obtain their own required internship experiences in an approved facility.