Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality
Are you equipped to oversee the social engagement, nutrition, health, and managerial functions of a senior living community?
By 2030 the senior living industry will have over 1.2 million job opportunities many in senior management positions. Employees will benefit from expertise in the varying needs of older adults including strategy development, leadership and science of aging.
The Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality is the premier degree to equip current and future senior living executives with specific skills essential for senior living management, including:
▪ Analyzing legal and regulatory issues in aging
▪ Identifying consumer needs
▪ Revenue management
▪ Marketing analysis and strategy
The 43 unit Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality program can be completed either on campus or online. Subjects covered in the program’s required and elective courses include:
▪Leadership and Change Management
▪Health and Nutrition Needs of Older Adults
▪Effective Human Resources Organization
▪Health Care Delivery Models
The Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality is designed to train current and future senior living executives in managerial functions, nutrition, health, and social engagement within a gerontological framework. This customer-centered approach in this industry is essential to improving the lives of older people. Students will focus on the physical, emotional, and social needs of customers 55 years and older.
Requirements: 43 units of coursework (31 units of required courses and 12 units of elective courses)
Students who have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business Administration from an accredited college or university may be eligible for an advanced standing option.
According to Senior Living Industry research, 1.2 million employees will be needed to support the more than 76 million baby boomers who are retired or will retire by 2030.