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Carson College of Business Senior Living Management

Senior Living Management

Education. Service. Research.

Serving as a transdisciplinary global institute for operations excellence in senior living


Where We Are

  • Industry-driven courses and program of study focused on operational performance
  • Partner with industry leaders to maintain curricular relevance and increase the number of professionals and students studying Senior Living Management
  • Courses led by full-time, industry experienced clinical assistant professor, Scott Eckstein, who connects real-world operations with best-in-class education
  • Provide undergraduate students with immersive learning every semester at senior living communities
  • Students gain real-world industry experience through the school’s 1,000 hour industry/ internship graduation requirement

Where We Are Headed

  • Granger Cobb Institute 
  • Establishment of the Granger Cobb Institute for Senior Living
  • Development of professional certificates for industry professionals, online, anywhere in the world
  • Make Senior Living Management a strong part of student career considerations
  • Powerfully impact daily operations and lives of residents and families through innovative research

The Carson College of Business at Washington State University Recognizes the Generous Support of the Following Companies and Individuals

  • AEGIS LIVING
  • ALDER RIDGE SENIOR APARTMENTS
  • BANK OF AMERICA
  • BARGREEN ELLINGSON
  • BRANNAN PARK RETIREMENT APTS
  • BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING
  • CHRIS AND SUSAN MARKER
  • CISCOR ACQUISITIONS LLC
  • CLARK NUBER, PS
  • CLOTHIER & HEAD P.S.
  • DIRECT SUPPLY
  • EMERITUS SENIOR LIVING
  • ERA LIVING
  • GGLO, LLC
  • HANSON BRIDGETT, LLP
  • HOLLAND & KNIGHT
  • INTALERE
  • JERRY MEYER
  • K&L GATES LLP
  • LANE POWELL, PC
  • LEISURECARE, INCORPORATED
  • MARC AND CYNTHIA WRIGHT
  • MERRILL GARDENS, LLC
  • MOORE DIVERSIFIED SERVICES, INC.
  • NAC/ARCHITECTURE
  • NATHANSON GROUP PLLC
  • NATIONAL INVESTMENT CENTER for the SENIORS HOUSING & CARE (NIC)
  • PETERSON SULLIVAN, LLP
  • SHANNON SALIMONE
  • SRM DEVELOPMENT, LLC
  • STEVE AND PATRICIA PENNAK
  • TEL-TRON
  • TONKON TORP LLP
  • US BANK
  • VILLAGE CONCEPTS
  • WELLTOWER, INCORPORATED

Help Support Us

Contact Us

Scott Eckstein
Clinical Assistant Professor
Senior Living Executive-In-Residence
scott.eckstein@wsu.edu | (424) 262-1288

Michelle Snyder
Assistant Director of Development
mlipsker@wsu.edu | (509) 335-0916

 

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