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M.S. Nursing, Case Management Program
If you have an eye for the big picture and an understanding of how process impacts patient outcomes, you can make a vital contribution by choosing Case Management as the specialization for your Master of Science Nursing. Not only will an MSN, Case Management advance your career, it will expand your employment opportunities. One of seven specializations offered in our CCNE-accredited MSN program, our curriculum is purposely designed to be 100% online for working healthcare professionals.
And, an MSN is closer than you think. Commission for Case Management Certification (CCMC) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) may count for 2 courses (6 credit hours) toward your degree.
M.S. Nursing, Nurse Practitioner specializations are offered in 38 states. Contact admissions for more information.
Why Our MSN Program Works
Earning a specialization in Case Management will help you deliver personalized service to patients while maximizing the potential for successful patient outcomes. Our rigorous curriculum covers a breadth of issues in case management, including the financial and ethical implications of long-term care for vulnerable populations. Key courses include:
The specialization builds upon the standards of the Case Management Society of America core curriculum, with additional emphasis on distance client management using technology. Professors introduce students to the process of lifecare planning.
M.S. Nursing, Case Management Curriculum
Completion of the MSN, case management specialization, requires 36 credit hours. Students may be eligible to transfer up to 18 credit hours from previous graduate study.
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Case Management Specialization (18 credit hours)
Gain Market-Relevant Knowledge and Practical Experience
With the MSN Case Management degree, our graduates assume critical roles in healthcare systems, insurance and health maintenance organizations and specialty case management firms where they:
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The mission of the MSN program
is to prepare highly qualified professional nursing personnel to serve global healthcare communities as administrators, educators, and informatics specialists.
Program Outcomes: Graduates of the MSN program, case management specialization, will be able to:
- Analyze the role of nurse case management nurse within an interdisciplinary team.
- Apply case management theories to patient care plan development.
- Appraise patient care innovations as it applies to life care planning and evaluation of outcomes.
- Analyze the financial and ethical aspects of case management in various settings.
- Integrate roles as leaders and collaborators in various healthcare settings.
- Use theoretical knowledge to guide advanced nursing practice.
- Analyze models that expand the role of nurses in a global society.
- Evaluate legislation, policies, and economics as applied to the current healthcare environment.
- Appraise research to enhance professional nursing practice.
All coursework for the Master of Science Nursing is 100% online and includes Practice Experiences. Practice experiences do not involve hands-on patient care. Unlike the clinical experiences you completed to become a registered nurse, practice experiences are built in to your courses and do not add additional work.
- Active, unencumbered RN license
- Bachelor of science nursing degree with a minimum GPA of 2.0, or
- Comparable degree as determined by eligible third–party evaluation serviceNote: No GRE or other placement test is required for admission
No GRE or other placement test is required service