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B.S. in Professional Studies – Nursing Home Administration

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.

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June 21, 2021
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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

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

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Explore exciting scholarship opportunities such as academic merit scholarships, honors college scholarships, and more! Learn about the scholarships for on-campus incoming freshmen: the $10,000 Freedom Scholarships, $4,000 Homeschool Scholarships and $4,000 Private School Scholarships.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). Our programs have also been ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia for 8 years in a row. Experience the Regent difference through the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies – Nursing Home Administration program.

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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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Higher median usual weekly earnings for workers with a bachelor's degree versus a high school diploma U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Nursing home administrator competencies; clear and articulated management practices in the nursing home environment to include: 1) government oversight and interaction; 2) organizational policies and procedures; 3) principles of ethics and law; 4) community coordination and cooperation; 5) risk management; and 6) government and decision making.

Overview of the functional organizational structures common to long-term health care facilities; the role of the administrator in the organization and management of long-term care facilities; projects through the various planning and implementation phases, including strategic development and space planning, comprehensive reviews of project design, construction, occupancy, and compliance with regulatory standards.

Exploration of expectancy, leader-member exchange (LMX), transactional, transformational, servant leadership and other theories, including foundational leadership principles and concepts.

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you’re at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$7,260
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$6,888
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

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