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Adult Home Administration CSC

The template below is for students declaring a major for the catalog year 2018-19. The Advising Sheet Archive contains printable advising sheets for the catalog years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19. Students already with a declared major should view their advising report in SIS for appropriate course selection.

Career Studies Certificate (CSC)

C Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees


This program is for students who are currently working in or wish to pursue employment in adult home facilities.

This program fulfills the 21 semester hour study in long-term care nursing home administration or health care administration as required by the Virginia Board of Nursing Home Administrators.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Persons entering the public or private sectors of human services will be subjected to criminal background and sex offender registry checks, as well as a TB screening as a condition of their placement in a training/practicum site. Students will be expected to cover any costs incurred for these procedures. These tests will be required as a condition of employment. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.


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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
HMS 100 Introduction to Human Services 3    
HMS 106 Working with Death and Dying Offered Fall Only 3   PSY 116
HMS 225 Functional Family Intervention Offered Spring Only 3   SOC 268
HMS 236 Gerontology Offered Fall & Summer 3   MEN 121, MEN 122
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing 3   BUS 111, BUS 200
MEN 101 Mental Health Skill Training I 3 HMS 100  
MEN 102 Mental Health Skill Training II 3 MEN 101  
MEN 190 Coordinated Practice 3 MEN 102 (pre-requesite),
MEN 196 (co-requisites)
MEN 290.   See Notes 3 and 4
MEN 196 On-Site Training 3 MEN 102 (pre-requesite),
MEN 190 (co-requisites)
MEN 296.  See Notes 3 and 4
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 27    


  1. Students must obtain a grade of “C” or better in the human services sequence courses (HMS 100, MEN 101 and MEN 102) in order to remain in the program.
  2. This program is in compliance with State of Virginia requirements for Adult Home Administration.
  3. MEN 190 and MEN 196 are co-requisites and must be taken in the same semester. All students who plan to pursue a degree or certification in Human Services are required to complete a 100 hour internship in an Adult home facility. Students will secure their own internship sites prior to the start of their MEN 190 and MEN 196 classes or their MEN 290 and MEN 296 classes.  All internships must be approved by the Human Services and Mental Health Program chair.
  4. Students who are convicted felons or are on the sex offender registry in any state will not be able to secure internship sites. Students who are 18 years of age or younger may not be able to secure an internship. Should students be unable to secure an internship because of the above reasons, they will be unable to complete the requirements of this certificate and therefore be unable to graduate.
  5. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  6. Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

Your Right to Know

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia requires colleges to provide information on graduation rates. The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to publish gainful employment consumer information for career/technical programs.

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Division of Health Sciences

Chester: 804-768-6611

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