Administrator-In-Training Course

The Arkansas Health Care Foundation's Administrator-In-Training (AIT) Course is offered one time per calendar year. For questions about the AIT Course, please refer to the two documents below. These documents contain information about the course structure, tuition payment, eligibility criteria, and more.

The application period for the AIT Course begins in January of each year. The 2019 course has concluded. An AIT Course application will be available on this page in January, 2020. 2020 AIT Course applications should be submitted by April 1, 2020. Late applicants will not be admitted to the program.

Each AIT will be required to complete facility based instruction under a Certified Preceptor. The Certified Preceptor must meet the following prerequisites: 

  • Must have held an Arkansas Nursing Home Administrator License for at least 3 years

  • Must be currently employed as Administrator in an Arkansas long term care facility

  • No repeated findings of substandard quality of care or immediate jeopardy through the Office of Long Term Care

  • Complete the Preceptor application (available in January)

  • At least 21 years old

  • Attend scheduled workshop (scheduled prior to first session of AIT Course)

Additional inquiries may be submitted to