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Tracks

Track I – Long-Term Care Administration (NYSHOH approved)

Required Foundation Course: (3 credits)
*PM 738 – Gerontology, Processes of Aging

Management Functions and Issues: (12 credits)
*MPA 602 – Human Resources Management
*MPA 613 – Health Systems Finance
*MPA 616 – Legal Aspects of Health
*PM 739 – Long-Term Care Administration

Students already in the M.P.A. Program who are specializing in Health Administration (H.A.D.) may earn an Advanced Certificate in Gerontology –Track I in addition to the M.P.A. degree by taking PM 730, PM 738, PM 739 and any one other H.A.D. or Advanced Certificate in Gerontology Course 700-level course. All H.A.D. students are required to take PM 730, MPA 602, 613 and 616.

Track II - Community Aging Services and Administration

Required Foundation Courses: (6 credits)
PM 738 – Gerontology, Processes of Aging
PM 743 – Aging Policy and Services in the Community

Elective Courses: (Select 3 – 9 credits)
PM 714 – Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
PM 730 - Health Disease and Medical Care
PM 744 – Bereavement
PM 745 – Health and Retirement Planning in Elder Care
PM 747 - Nutrition Policy across the Lifecycle

Students already in the M.P.A. Program who are specializing in Health Administration (H.A.D.) may earn an Advanced Certificate in Gerontology – Track II in addition to the M.P.A. degree by taking PM 730, PM 738, PM 743 and any three other Advanced Certificate in Gerontology courses from Track II.