As millions of adults enter their senior years, the need for innovative, supportive living environments represents a huge business opportunity. A Master of Arts in Long-Term Care Administration degree from USC Leonard Davis prepares you for leadership roles to meet this growing demand.
Opportunities in a Growing Field
Long-term care administration is a growing field, and professionals with expertise in this market are in high demand. Consider that:
In 2050, about 2.1 billion people worldwide will be over 60. That’s double the number of people in this age group in 2017.
Someone turning age 65 today has an almost 70% chance of needing long-term care services and supports in their remaining years.
Americans spend more than $163 billion each year on nursing care facilities and continuing care retirement communities.
Is the Master of Arts in Long-Term Care Administration Right for Me?
The Master of Arts in Long-Term Care Administration degree is designed for working professionals. This program is ideal if you want to:
Enhance your executive profile and provide leadership in organizations that serve older adults
Further your career with training in administration and management of long-term care organizations
Develop broad-based expertise in social, psychological, and biological aspects of aging
What Can I Do with a Master of Arts in Long-Term Care Administration?
As demand grows, long-term care facilities and services require leaders with skillsets shaped by state-of-the-art science and business knowledge. This degree prepares you for administrative careers and leadership roles in long term care organizations, including:
Residential care facilities
Assisted living facilities
How Do I Earn My MALTCA at USC Leonard Davis?
The MALTCA degree is a 28.5-unit program. You can complete your studies either on campus or through our convenient online education program. You can also choose to finish in as little as 18 months through our accelerated track.
What Will I Study in My Classes?
USC Leonard Davis explores gerontology through a sophisticated, multidisciplinary approach. Your classes integrate research and concepts from different fields, providing connections and context as you pursue academic and career goals.
Our curriculum includes courses from the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, the USC Leventhal School of Accounting, and the USC Marshall School of Business. You’ll explore these subjects through the program’s required and elective courses:
Legal and Regulatory Environment of Long-Term Care
Counseling Older Adults and Their Families
Management of Long-Term Care Organizations
Learning that Fits Your Life
Whether you live halfway across the world or have a busy career, we make this program work for you. You can earn the MALTCA degree online, through our robust digital course platform.
All your classes are streamed online, allowing you to interact with your classmates and professors in real-time. Learn more about our online education program.