Course Sequence

The Master of Science in Aging and Long-Term Care Administration (ALTCA) program requires completion of 36 credits; successfully completing the AIT administrator in training program; and remaining in good standing in the academic community.

2016-2017 Academic Year

Long-Term Care Administration - Required Courses


ALTA 501 LTC Administration Part I 4 Credits
ALTA 502 LTC Administration Part II 4 Credits
ALTA 503 Administrator in Training (AIT)* 6 Credits
TOTAL LTC CREDITS
8-14
* The program director will determine if the students who previously completed a licensure educational program with AIT meet the requirements for transfer credit on a case-by-case basis. If approved, the student who meets these requirements would substitute two ODL classes for the AIT experience.  

ODL Required Courses


ODL 501 Foundations and Systems of Organizational Development 3 Credits
ODL 508 Leadership for Practitioners 3 Credits
  —OR—  
ODL 516 Systems Literacy: Organization Workshop 3 Credits
  —OR—  
ODL 518 Ethical Effectiveness (elective) 3 Credits
TOTAL ODL CREDITS
6

Elective Courses (Choose One From List)


ODL 504 Personal and Professional Development 3 Credits
ODL 506 Social Factors and Cultural Diversity 3 Credits
ODL 515 Project Management and Strategic Thinking 3 Credits
ODL 517 Communication Skills for Leaders 3 Credits
ODL 518 Ethical Effectiveness 3 Credits
ODL 520 Appreciative Inquiry (T) 3 Credits
ODL 530 Special Topics in ODL 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDIT units to complete electives
3

Gerontology Courses - 3 Required Courses


GERO 501 Gerontology and the Biological Nature of Disease 3 Credits
GERO 502 Continuum of Aging Services 3 Credits
GERO 590 Geropsychology 3 Credits
TOTAL gerontology CREDITS
9

Gerontology Courses - 3 Elective Courses


GERO 503 Population Health and Aging 3 Credits
GERO 504 Ethics and Aging 3 Credits
GERO 505 Risk Management and Aging 3 Credits
GERO 506 Health Policy and Aging 3 Credits
TOTAL gerontology ELECTIVE CREDITS
9

Capstone Course


  One Required Course 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS required for degree completion
36