Pennsylvania Nursing Home Administrator 120-Hour Training

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Administrator 120-Hour Training

Do you need NHA CE credits to maintain your license?  Join us for any/all of the programs below and earn .75 CEUs with each class!

Industry Information

The role of the nursing home administrator is to supervise, plan, develop, monitor and maintain appropriate standards of care throughout all departments in the nursing home. The nursing home administrator must have effective communication, leadership, and business skills in order to be successful.

This Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators approved specialty program is designed to provide a knowledge core of education for those interested in pursuing a career in the long term care administration field. The courses may also serve to satisfy State of Pennsylvania license renewal requirements.  Consisting of sixteen courses, each 7.5 hours in length, the 120-hour program is taught by Penn State University faculty and SMEs (subject matter experts).

For information on qualifying for this training please visit the PA State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators webpage.

Program Information:

All classes are held on Saturdays, 8am-4:30pm.

Enrollment is ongoing-begin with either session and then return the next session to complete all 16 classes.


$2800 for all 16 classes in the 120-hour training.

Cost: $175 per class

Registration will open on June 1.  Total due for the fall session is: $1225.  If you would like to split your payment please contact Theresa Bloom at for a registration form.  You can pay half at registration and the balance on/before  September 1. 

Program Schedule

Fall 2016 - 7 classes

Spring 2017-9 classes

September 10 - October 29

(no class on 9/17/16)

9/10/16    Personnel Management…
9/17/16    BYE
9/24/16    Gerontology
10/1/16    Facility Support…
10/8/16    Strategic Planning…
10/15/16  Rehabilitation Services…
10/22/16  Third Party Reimbursement
10/29/16  Nutrition and The Dietary Department