Total Certificate Hours: 27
* LTCA 1311 is a prerequisite for LTCA 1312 , LTCA 1313 , LTCA 2314 , and LTCA 2315 .
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:
- Bachelor’s degree
- 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.
Licensing Notice: Texas House Bill 1508
This program prepares a student for an occupational license. However, the student may not be eligible for licensing if they have a prior criminal history. For more details, see House Bill 1508 Licensing Requirements .