Certificate in Long-term Care
The Health Services Administration Program of the Price School of Public Policy offers two certificate programs:
- Administration of Long-term Care Programs
- Management of Ambulatory Care Systems in specialized areas of healthcare administration
The Certificate in Long-term Care is designed to provide practitioners with means for improving or updating their knowledge and experience in a challenging and professionally relevant course of study.
- Perspectives on a Changing Society: An Introduction to Aging (GERO 500)
- Legal Issues in Health Care Delivery (PPD 513)
- Management of Long-Term Care Organizations (PPD 601)
- Financial Management of Health Services (PPD 510a) or
Financial Management of Nonprofit Organizations (PPDE 645)
- One elective (consult program staff)
Admission Requirements and Application Procedures
Current USC Graduate Students — Applicants for the Certificate in Long-term Care who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at USC and are in good standing with a 3.0 GPA only need to submit the appropriate paperwork for adding the certificate program, which may be obtained from the student services advisor in RGL 102.
Prospective Applicants — Applicants for the Certificate in Long-term Care who have not matriculated at USC must make a formal application at the USC Graduate Admissions website: http://www.usc.edu/admission/graduate/
Applicants must submit the following items:
- official transcripts from ALL institutions attended directly to our office listed below:
Office of Recruitment and Admissions
650 Child’s Way – RGL 111
Los Angeles, CA 90089
- Resume (upload via online application)
- A Letter of Recommendation (uploaded via online application)
Fall 2014 deadline – July 1, 2014
Please contact the USC Price Office of Admissions at email@example.com for more information.