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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

PLA > Professions > Indiana State Board of Health Facility Administrators > Waiver of the Administrator-in-Training Program Waiver of the Administrator-in-Training Program

HFA applicants:

You may satisfy the administrator-in-training requirements with one of the following:

  1. one (1) year active work experience as a licensed health facility administrator in another state; OR
  2. completion of a training program required for licensure as a health facility administrator in another state that is determined by the Board to be equivalent to the administrator-in-training requirements in this state; you will need to submit the Verification of Administrator-in-Training Program for Health Facility Administrator Licensure Form completed by the state that approved your administrator-in-training program; OR
  3. completion of a residency-internship in health care administration completed as part of a degree requirement (possession of associate degree, bachelor degree or higher) that is determined by the Board to be equivalent to the administrator-in-training requirements of this state; you will be required to submit documentation of this residency-internship; OR
  4. one (1) year active work experience as a chief executive officer or chief operations officer in a hospital; OR
  5. a master's degree in health care administration and six (6) months of active work experience as a licensed health facility administrator in another state.
RCA applicants:

You may satisfy the administrator-in-training requirements with one of the following:

  1. one (1) year active work experience as a licensed residential care administrator in another state; OR
  2. completion of a training program required for licensure as a residential care administrator in another state that is determined by the Board to be equivalent to the administrator-in-training requirements in this state; you will need to submit the Verification of Administrator-in-Training Program for Residential Care Administrator Licensure Form completed by the state that approved your administrator-in-training program; OR
  3. completion of a residency-internship in health care administration completed as part of a degree requirement (possession of associate degree, bachelor degree or higher) that is determined by the Board to be equivalent to the administrator-in-training requirements of this state; you will be required to submit documentation of this residency-internship; OR
  4. one (1) year active work experience as a chief executive officer or chief operations officer in a hospital; OR
  5. a master's degree in health care administration and six (6) months of active work experience as a licensed residential care  administrator in another state.

For additional information, you may contact the Board at 317-234-2051 or by e-mail at pla6@pla.IN.gov.