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With a degree in Medical Case Management, you can assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate the care of patients from birth to hospice care. A career in medical case management could earn you between $61,500 to $68,000 annually, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2011 data. We offer both a bachelor of science degree and a post-baccalaureate certificate in medical case management.
This program is an ideal way for you to enter the healthcare field. Courses within this field of study include:
If you’re already in the healthcare field, or continuing your education after your undergraduate degree, DU provides an opportunity for advanced career specialization. While completing this degree, you will expand your knowledge with critical information, including:
With an ever-aging population and health care the largest industry in the nation, this field is in high demand and growing.
Medical Case Managers are highly sought after in a variety of employment settings, including:
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE • 120 CREDITS • MED C MGT BS
This program is designed to prepare the individual who is interested in entering or advancing in the area of medical case management. The student will learn the components of case management including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the care of a client across the continuum of care. The program is open to health and human services professionals including Nurses and Medical Assistants, as well as those with no health-related background.
Potential employment for medical case managers may include working with insurance providers, third party administrators, integrated health care systems, physicians’ practices, rehabilitation agencies, legal firms, human services organizations or attorneys practicing in worker compensation and personal injury, government agencies, self insured organizations or as an independent consultant.
Credits for previous Allied Health course work or an associate’s degree with an Allied Health credential (i.e., Registered Nurse, Medical Assistant, Respiratory Therapy) that are not the exact equivalent of Davenport University courses may be awarded following consultation with the Associate Dean of the College of Health Professions. This curriculum can prepare students for entry into the Davenport University’s MBA program.
**Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here  for a recommended program sequence.
|Foundations of Excellence||41 cr.|
|BIOL115 ||Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease I||4 cr.|
|BIOL116 ||Anatomy and Physiology with Human Disease II||4 cr.|
|BIOL310 ||Nutrition||3 cr.|
|COMM120 ||Presentation Techniques||3 cr.|
|ENGL109 ||Composition||3 cr.|
|ENGL110 ||Advanced Composition||3 cr.|
|ENGL311 ||Professional Writing||3 cr.|
|MATH125 ||Intermediate Algebra||3 cr.|
|STAT219 ||Introduction to Biostatistics||3 cr.|
|PSYC101 ||Introductory Psychology||3 cr.|
|SOSC201 ||Diversity in Society||3 cr.|
|HUMN ||Humanities Elective||3 cr.|
|SOSC ||Social Science Elective||3 cr.|
|Foundations of Health Professions||18 cr.|
|CISP112 ||Applied Information Technology||3 cr.|
|HLTH101 ||Introduction to Health Careers||3 cr.|
|HLTH110 ||Medical Terminology||3 cr.|
|HLTH220 ||Pharmacology||3 cr.|
|HLTH230 ||Health Care Law and Ethics||3 cr.|
|HLTH235 ||Principles of Health Care Management||3 cr.|
|HLTH320 ||Public Health Perspectives||3 cr.|
|HLTH401 ||Health Care Research||3 cr.|
|HSAD403 ||Health Care Economics||3 cr.|
|MCMG300 ||Case Management Fundamentals||3 cr.|
|MCMG310 ||Community Services||3 cr.|
|MCMG311 ||Psychological Adjustment to Disability||3 cr.|
|MCMG312 ||Case Management Insurance/Utilization Review||3 cr.|
|MCMG401 ||Case Work Reporting Techniques||4 cr.|
|MCMG402 ||Disability Case Management||3 cr.|
|MCMG403 ||Case Management Special Populations||3 cr.|
|MCMG495 ||Case Management Practicum||4 cr.|
|Recommended Open Electives||26 cr.|
|COMM311 ||Organizational Communication||3 cr.|
|COMM313 ||Small Group Communication||3 cr.|
|HINT209 ||Quality Assurance Health Care||3 cr.|
|HLTH202 ||Death and Dying||3 cr.|
|HLTH210 ||Health Care Organizations and Systems||3 cr.|
|HLTH245 ||Principles of Reimbursement Management||3 cr.|
|HLTH303 ||Psychosocial Health Concerns||3 cr.|
|HSAD301 ||Cultural Issues in Health Care||3 cr.|
|LEGL210 ||Business Law Foundations||3 cr.|
|MCMG410 ||Case Management Certification Preparation||1 cr.|