Health & Human Services

Allied Health

Nursing Home Administrator Training Classes

Getting Started

  • New students must apply for admission to Cowley.
  • Complete the registration form to get started. This form must be complete - including proctor and payment information. Please send completed form to
  • Contact the Allied Health Center for information on enrollment and for information specific to the AIT practicum.
  • Enroll in online classes by contacting a Admissions Representative. Classes begin every 8 weeks during the semester. Please check the Cowley schedule for specifics.


Tuition and fee costs are per credit hour (practicum is 13 credit hours; the online class is 3 credit hours).

To find current tuition rates, click here.

There is an added course fee of $250, an independent study contract fee of $50, and a non-refundable fee of $45 for a criminal record check (billed to your Cowley College account).

Payment (or arrangement of) must be made prior to beginning the practicum and account balance must be paid in full by the end of the 16 weeks.

Additional Expenses

  • Books (required): check the bookstore for current costs and ISBN numbers
    • NAB Study Guide - How to Prepare for the Nursing Home Administrator's Examination
    • The Long Term Care Survey
    • Nursing Home Administration
    • The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration
  • Medical Insurance: It is recommended that students carry medical insurance throughout the entire program. Cost will vary.
  • Computer and Internet Access: Students will need to have Internet access to perform literature searches, gain access to online journals or contact the program coordinator. Cost will vary.
  • Travel and Transportation: Students must have adequate transportation and should be aware of the costs involved in this travel. Cost will vary.
  • Meals Away from Home: This will vary for each student. Cost will vary.
  • KDHE Examination Fee: Approximately $200.00
  • NAB Examination Fee: Approximately $350.00
  • KDHE License Application Fee: Approximately $100.00

All costs are estimated and subject to change without prior notice.

For more information, please contact the Allied Health Center.