Nursing Home Administration, CERT

Non-Degree Course Sequence

Roberts Wesleyan College is one of the few colleges/universities in New York to offer a five-course sequence that helps healthcare professionals attain licensure by meeting New York State Level 3 qualifications for Nursing Home Administration. To qualify for licensure, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution, in addition to completing this time-shortened course sequence. To learn more about New York State’s requirements for licensure, visit the NYS Department of Health website.

  • Five courses
  • 31 weeks to completion
  • Offered exclusively online

If you are a health care professional with a bachelor's degree who wants to meet New York State standards for nursing home licensure, contact:

585.594.6600 or


  1. NHA 450 – Nursing Home Administration (4crs / 6wks)
  2. NHA 380 – Health Care Financial Management (5crs/8 wks)
  3. NHA 400 – Health Care Policy, Law & Ethics (5crs / 7 wks)
  4. SOC 300 NH - Gerontology (3crs / 5wks)
  5. NHA 410 – Human Resources in Health Care (3crs / 5wks)

*Total credits earned = 20 credits in 31 weeks
NOTE: Students taking the Nursing Home Administration non-degree course sequence are not eligible for Financial Aid (loans or grants).

To see when courses are offered please visit the online Pathway schedule.

Admissions Requirements

Associates degree or higher from an accredited Institution

Special Notes

A residency and/or field experience are required to achieve full licensure. To view all six levels of qualification required for licensure by NYS please visit:

For questions please contact the Nursing Home Administrator Licensure Program
Phone: 518-408-1297