Launch or advance your health and human services case management career
Bachelor of Science - Health and Human Services Case Management (120 credits)
Harness the power of technology and learn from Davenport faculty who have a wide range of case management experience. They’ll teach you how to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the options available to meet client needs across the continuum of care.
The health and human services case management program (formerly known as the medical case management program) path is especially ideal if you have an associate degree in allied health, nursing, social services or mental health. When you earn your health and human services case management degree, you’ll be well-positioned to go on to earn case management certification.
Prepare for case management certification
Position yourself to become a health and human services case manager through the case management program at Davenport. Enjoy entering or advancing in a health care case management field that’s projected to grow 17% through 2029, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
After you earn your case management degree and complete employment requirements, you’ll be eligible to sit for the Commission for Case Manager Certification – Certified Case Manager (CCM) national exam and the Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP) through the Center for Credentialing and Education. By earning these industry-recognized case management certification, you’ll let employers know you’re a health care or human services case manager with the expertise, knowledge and professional experience needed to provide the right services for patients through all phases of care.
Explore classes for the health and human services case management degree
Prepare for in-demand health care or human service case management careers through in-person or online case management courses like anatomy and physiology with human disease, pharmacology, disability management and public health perspectives. Courses for the case management degree program focus on advocacy, communication, and resource management, and promote quality and cost-effective interventions and outcomes for patients. You’ll work on projects that incorporate real-world scenarios you might encounter as a health and human services case manager.
NEW Fall 2022 specialties:
- Family/Life Skills Psychology (18 credits) - This specialty will include five additional courses: Stress Management for Life, Abnormal Psychology, Dimensions of Aging, Developmental Psychology, Psychology Special Topics, and Risk and Resilience in the Family.
- Medical Assisting (13 credits) - This specialty will include four additional courses: Clinical Patient Care, Clinical Laboratory Procedures, Medical Office Applications, and Medical Assisting Practicum.
Foundations of Excellence
|BIOL115||A & P w/Human Disease I||4|
|BIOL116||A & P w/Human Disease II||4|
|SOSC||Social Science Elective||3|
|SOSC201||Diversity in Society||3|
|STAT219||Introduction to Biostatistics||3|
Foundations of Health Professions
|HLTH101M||Intro to Health Careers||0|
|HLTH230||Health Care Law and Ethics||3|
|HLTH250||Healthcare Reimbursement Mgmt||3|
|HHCM300||Case Management Fundamentals||3|
|HHCM311||Adjustment to Disability||3|
|HHCM401||Documentation and Reporting||4|
|HHCM493 OR HHCM495||HHS Case Management Virtual Practicum OR HHS Case Management Practicum||4|
|HINT209||Quality/Perf Improve Hlth Care||3|
|HLTH320||Public Health Perspectives||3|
|HLTH401||Health Care Research||3|
Students seeking this degree are encouraged to select one of the following specialties (13-18 credits). If a specialty is not selected, 26 credits of Open Electives are required to complete the degree.
Family/Life Skills Psychology Specialty [FLSS]
|PSYC113||Stress Management for Life||3|
|PSYC270||Dimensions Of Aging||3|
|PSYC385||Psychology Special Topics||3|
|SOSC238||Risk & Resilience in Family||3|
Medical Assisting Specialty [MDAS]
|MEDA255||Clinical Laboratory Procedures||3|
|MEDA259||Medical Office Applications||3|
|MEDA290||Medical Assisting Practicum||4|
|MEDA254||Clinical Patient Care||3|
Recommended Open Electives
|HHCM410||Case Mgmt Certification Prep||1|
|HLTH202||Death and Dying||3|
|HLTH210||Health Care Orgnztns & Systems||3|
|HSAD301||Cultural Issues in Health Care||3|
|HSAD402||Health Care Risk Management||3|
|HSAD403||Health Care Economics||3|
|LEGL101||Introduction to Legal Studies||3|
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
See our Recommended Program Sequences:
- Health and Human Service Case Management, BS (web)
- Health and Human Service Case Management, BS (pdf)
- Health and Human Service Case Management, BS - Specialty: Family/Life Skills Psychology (web)
- Health and Human Service Case Management, BS - Specialty: Family/Life Skills Psychology (pdf)
- Health and Human Service Case Management, BS - Specialty: Medical Assisting (web)
- Health and Human Service Case Management, BS - Specialty: Medical Assisting (pdf)
Health and Human Services Case Management Program Director
Meet Kimberly Corsi, the associate department chair and program director for the health and human services case management programs at Davenport University.
Why a health and human services case management degree at Davenport?
Whether you want to launch or elevate your career in health care case management, the health and human services case management degree at Davenport will prepare you to succeed. This 120-credit case management degree offers the courses and practical experiences along with preparation for the case management certification exam and Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner exam that will position you well for this in-demand field. Become a health and human services case manager in a variety of settings, such as patient advocacy, crisis support, third-party administrators, community-based health care organizations and rehabilitation services.
Experience the Davenport difference:
Learn to advocate
Learn to help others through a case management degree that promotes advocacy and cost-effective practices.
Build your knowledge and skills through case management practicums and online case management courses.
Demonstrate professional and ethical values and behaviors with a health and human services case management degree designed to get you hired.
Get started on your health and human services case management degree
Explore the admissions requirements and take the next step toward your Davenport University case management degree.
Programs related to the health and human services case management degree
- Employment rate: 95% (2019-2020)
- Graduate satisfaction: 92% (2019-2020)
- Student satisfaction: 5.7 (on a scale 1-7, 2019-2020)
About Davenport University
Davenport is a private, not-for-profit university with more than 150 years of experience preparing students for successful careers.
Offering over 60 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, we align with top employers to design degree programs that help you gain the skills and real-world experience you need to rise above the rest. With small class sizes and campuses across Michigan or online, you’ll earn a quality education on your schedule at Davenport University.
The admission process follows Davenport University admission and progression policy as outlines in Undergraduate Catalog. Students in the College of Health Professions must maintain a 2.0 GPA to continue in a program of study towards a degree. Credits for previous Allied Health course work or an associate’s degree with an Allied Health credential may be evaluated for a Health and Human Services Case Management Completion program.
Regional Accrediting Body:
Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
30 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Date of Reaccreditation: 2014
Next Accreditation Due: 2021-2022
Faculty and Staff
Department Chair and Interim Associate Dean Health Information Management/Allied Health Departments: Linda Sorensen, MPA, RHIA, CHPS
Campus Associate Department Chair/Program Director Health and Human Services Case Management: Kimberly Corsi, MSA, LRCP, CCS
Assistant Professor and Practicum Coordinator for Allied Health/HIM: Lindsey Shull PhD, MA, LPN, CFLE, RMA
Associate Department Chair/Program Director Medical Assisting: Marybeth Pieri-Smith, MBA, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, CMA
Teaching and Learning Coordinator: Carly Davidson firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon completion of the Health and Human Services Case Management Program students/graduates will:
- Develop intervention strategies for holistic client care utilizing behavioral concepts.
- Integrate professional and ethical principles.
- Integrate interdisciplinary healthcare delivery necessary to achieve client goals.
- Synthesize case management models, processes, and research methods to measure quality of practice parameters.
- Evaluate options for fiscally responsible client-centered care.
- Compare and contrast resources that support identifiable community resources to meet client outcomes.