B.S. in Professional Studies – Nursing Home Administration

College of Arts & Sciences

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Lead with Purpose

Administration and compassion can go hand in hand. Our online and on-campus Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies – Nursing Home Administration equips you to effectively lead, direct and manage long-term care centers and nursing home facilities while keeping residents in mind. You'll gain an interdisciplinary foundation in leadership, communication and management, as well as explore key industry issues, policy and information systems.

Develop Your Skill Set

Focus on industry knowledge and skills, strategic planning, project management and problem solving.

Fast Track Your Degree

Apply existing college and military credit toward your degree. Check your transfer credits.

Learn from the Best

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

Presented from a Christian perspective, this degree is supported by our respected faculty in Virginia Beach.

Available Fully Online

8-Week Course Sessions

Transfer-Friendly Degree Program

Online | On Campus




Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the B.S. in Professional Studies – Nursing Home Administration degree, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate organizational and cost-benefit issues related to healthcare information systems to optimize health informatics.
  • Address key industry issues such as healthcare legislation, informed consent, corporate liability, medical malpractice and patient rights.
  • Develop solutions based on strategic business and healthcare management applications and data-driven assessments.

Career Opportunities

  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Healthcare Supervisor
  • Long-term Care Consultant
  • Community Health Specialist
  • Facilities Manager

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College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type


On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours


  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.


  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour


Student Fees




Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)



One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)



Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)


One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)



Contributes to university academic and administrative operations


Optional Fees


Late Payment


Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

$70-200 per course

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B.S. in Professional Studies – Nursing Home Administration