George Mason University Program in Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration offers Graduate Course

From November 1 through December 1, 2010 senior housing professionals with a previous bachelor’s degree may apply for admission for the Spring 2011 graduate level offering of “Senior Housing Management & Operations” (HAP 650).

This nationally recognized course is offered through the George Mason University Program in Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration, and the Department of Health Administration & Policy.  The Program offers the nation’s first and only curricula dedicated exclusively to senior housing professionals.

The course provides an overview of the senior housing industry, new models of care, technology, and department-by-department review of industry best practices in the management of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s Assisted Living, and Continuing Care Retirement Communities.  The course additionally features leading guest speakers from the senior housing industry, and addresses information covered by the NAB Assisted Living Administrators Exam, required for licensing as an assisted living administrator in Virginia.

The course will be offered on the university’s Fairfax campus on Wednesday evenings from 4:30-7:10 PM, beginning January 26 and concluding May 11, 2011.  Interested senior housing professionals (including executive directors/administrators, resident care, marketing, activity, and corporate/regional staff) can apply online for single course study through the university’s program in “Non-Degree Studies” at:

Tuition benefits may be available through your employer for this study.

For additional information on the Program in Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration please visit our website at:


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