Long Term Care Administration

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The Tarrant County College Long Term Care Administration (LTCA) Program is a 27-semester-hour certificate of completion program. The program is designed to educate you in the functions and responsibilities of a licensed nursing facility administrator.

LTCA courses are offered at the Trinity River Campus East in downtown Fort Worth.

To fulfill the requirements of the program, you must complete:

  • 15 hours of coursework (offered during the fall and spring semesters)
  • 12 hours of clinical internship (correlates to required 1000 internship)

Fall 2014 Long Term Care Administration Certificate of Completion Program (PDF will open in a new window)

Required Textbooks

Allen, James E. (2011). Nursing Home Administration, 6th Edition. Springer Publishing Company.

Texas Nursing Facility Licensing Requirements

Recommended Resources

Life Safety Code Manual. 2000 Edition.

Federal Licensing Requirements. Title 42, Part 483

Licensing Questions

Contact the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services



Healthcare Professions Division
Trinity River Campus East
245 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
TRHA 4008



Updated August 25, 2014


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