Pennsylvania Nursing Home Administrator 120-Hour Training

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Administrator 120-Hour Training

CAMPUS CLOSURE INFORMATON-Check the webpage before coming to campus:

REGISTRATION: Register online using the links below or call the Registration Office at 814-867-4973. 

You will need to reference the course numbers below when you call.

When: Saturdays, March 10-April 28, 2018


4/28/18 Preparation for Licensure, HPA 5038 REGISTER

Where: Penn State Abington

Room/Building: Penn State Abington @ 611, 1475 Old York Road, Abington, PA  19001


Parking: Right outside the building

Time: 8am-4:30pm

Cost: $175 per class (16 classes totaling $2800 for all 120 hours of training-8 Saturdays in spring and fall).  Rolling enrollment: begin in spring or fall.

Nursing Home Administrator Training Program

Do you need NHA CE credits to maintain your Pennsylvania 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.

Qualifying for the NHA Examination

View the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators NHA Exam Application to see which of the 11 different ways to qualify bests describes you:

NHA Exam Application


Enrollment is on-going; begin in the spring finish in the fall or begin in the fall and finish in the spring.  The fall session has 8 classes and the spring session has 8.  The full 120-hour training is comprised of 16 individual classes: 8 classes each in fall and spring.

Information: Theresa Bloom at 215-881-7402