In order for certification to be granted, all applicants for certification must:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree granted by a college or university that is accredited by an entity approved by the United States Department of Education, or the equivalent,
  • Have at least three years (6,000 hours) work experience as an executive director of a licensed assisted living community OR five years (10,000 hours) work experience in a management capacity in one or more licensed assisted living communities, and
  • Pass the certification examination for assisted living community executive directors.

REGISTRATION

If you feel you meet eligibility criteria and are ready to initiate the registration process, please fill out the online registration form.

OR

  • Have at least five years (10,000 hours) work experience as an executive director of a licensed assisted living community OR seven years (14,000 hours) work experience in a management capacity in one or more licensed assisted living communities, and
  • Pass the certification examination for assisted living community executive directors.
Executive Director