Requirements for Licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator
Kansas Nursing Home Licensure Contact
Kansas Health Occupations Credentialing
1000 S.W. Jackson, Suite 200
Topeka, KS 66612-1365
Kansas Nursing Home Education Requirements:
Baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university.
Kansas Nursing Home AIT Requirements:
480 hours with BA
Kansas Nursing Home National Exam Required?
Kansas Nursing Home State Exam Required?
Kansas Nursing Home Continuing Education Required?
50 hours biennially
Kansas Number Licensed Administrators:
Kansas Number of NHA Licenses Issued Annually, Approximately:
Kansas Number of Licensed Nursing Home Facilities:
Requirements for Qualification as an Assisted Living Administrator
State agency responsible for regulating assisted living: Department on Aging
Kansas Assisted Living: Contact
Pat Maben, Dept. Health and Environment, Tel. 913-296-1246 Fax 785-296-1266
Kansas Assisted Living: Dept. of Social and Rehab. Services, 5th Fl., Docking State Office Bldg., 915 Southwest Harrison, Topeka, KS 66612-1570
Kansas Assisted Living: Code: Assisted Living Facilities Kan. Stat. Ann. § 39-923 et seq., Kan. Admin. Regs 28-39-240 et seq.
Kansas Assisted Living: Reimbursement: Dept. of Social and Rehabilitative Services, Docking State Office Bldg., 915 Harrison St., Topeka, KS 66612
Kansas Assisted Living: Administrator Overview
Have a bachelors degree in areas specified by the state government, obtain 60 hours of continuing education each two years.
Fort Hays State University Elderlinks Center of Western Kansas
141 Stroup Hall
Fort Hayes State University
Hays, KS. 67601
Liane Connelly, Ph.D., RN, CNAA
Associate Professor and Coordinator
Elderlinks Center of Western Kansas
Program: Professional Science Masters in Health Care Administration
This graduate program is designed for a working professional who desires to enter the healthcare arena as an administrator, or a healthcare professional who wishes to advance professionally within the healthcare system. Graduates of this program will have an advanced administrative understanding of the healthcare system, complexity of healthcare delivery, legal and ethical issues in healthcare, basic accounting, management and quantitative methods used in the healthcare setting, as well as quantitative and qualitative approaches to create effective administrative outcomes for healthcare delivery to diverse populations.
Kansas State University
Center on Aging
103 Leasure Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1102
Tel: (785) 532-5945
Program: BACHELOR'S , MASTER'S
Approved by the Kansas Board of Regents in 1985, the emphasis in long-term care administration may be completed by both undergraduates and graduate students. Students completing the Emphasis are eligible to take the examination to become licensed as an Adult Care Home Administrator in Kansas.
The program is offered in conjunction with the Secondary Major in Gerontology, and may be combined with any disciplinary (departmental) major available at Kansas State University. The program may be completed in 30 credit hours. Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate Study
Students who already have earned a bachelor's degree may complete the Emphasis in Long-Term Care Administration in conjunction with the Graduate Emphasis in Gerontology, or as a non-degree program. The Graduate Emphasis may be combined with any graduate degree program available at Kansas State University.
Wichita State University
Department of Public Health Sciences
College of Health Professions
1845 Fairmount St.
Wichita, KS 67260
Tel: (316) 978-3456
Program: Bachelor's / Master of Public Health
Wichita State University offers long term care courses as part of electives available for these degrees. The courses and practicum are designed to meet State of Kansas requirements for licensure.