George Mason University Program in Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration
The George Mason University Program in Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration will be offering both its undergraduate and graduate core courses during the Spring 2009 semester:
HAP 307 "Assisted Living/Senior Housing Management & Philosophy"
Thursday’s, 1:30-4:10 PM, Fairfax Campus, Jan. 22 – May 14
HAP 650 "Assisted Living/Senior Housing Management & Operations"
Wednesdays, 4:30-7:10 PM, Fairfax Campus, January 21 – May 13
These courses provide an overview of the assisted living/senior housing industry, followed by a department-by-department review of management of an assisted living/senior housing community. The courses additionally discuss current and future regulatory environments, "best practices" in key areas, marketing, risk management, and applications state-of-the-art technology to improve community performance and quality of care. Both courses will prepare students for the Virginia required NAB assisted living administrator licensing examination.
Courses may be taken as a one-time, non-degree class for individuals seeking to advance their knowledge and qualifications in the field. Courses may also be applied towards either a full bachelors or masters degree in health care administration, with a concentration in assisted living/senior housing administration. The George University Program in Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration offers the nation’s first and only academic curricula dedicated exclusively to the field. There is still time to register for these courses for the Spring semester, however applications should be submitted as soon as possible to allow time for all needed information to be received.
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“GMU’s innovative program represents the vanguard of an industry poised for rapid growth”.
– Caring for the Ages Magazine