Launch or advance your medical case management career
Bachelor of Science - Medical 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 care 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 medical 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 medical 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. By earning this industry-recognized case management certification, you’ll let employers know you’re a medical 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 medical case management degree
Prepare for in-demand health care case management careers through in-person or online case management courses like anatomy and physiology with human disease, pharmacology, disability case 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 medical 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|
|MATH120 or MATH125||College Mathematics or Intermediate Algebra||3|
Foundations of Health Professions
|HLTH101M||Intro to Health Careers||0|
|HLTH230||Health Care Law and Ethics||3|
|HLTH250||Healthcare Reimbursement Mgmt||3|
|HINT209||Quality/Perf Improve Hlth Care||3|
|HLTH320||Public Health Perspectives||3|
|HLTH401||Health Care Research||3|
|MCMG300||Case Management Fundamentals||3|
|MCMG311||Adjustment to Disability||3|
|MCMG401||Case Mgmt Document/Reporting||4|
|MCMG402||Disability Case Management||3|
|MCMG403||Case Mgt Special Populations||3|
|MCMG493 or MCMG495||Case Management Online Practicum or Case Management Practicum||4|
Recommended Open Electives
|COMM313||Small Group Communication||3|
|HLTH202||Death and Dying||3|
|HLTH210||Health Care Orgnztns & Systems||3|
|HSAD301||Cultural Issues in Health Care||3|
|LEGL210||Business Law Foundations||3|
|MCMG410||Case Mgmt Certification Prep||1|
|PSYC303||Psychosocial Health Concerns||3|
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
See our Recommended Program Sequences:
Medical Case Management Program Director
Meet Kimberly Corsi, the associate department chair and program director for the medical case management programs at Davenport University.
Why a medical case management degree at Davenport?
Whether you want to launch or elevate your career in health care case management, the medical 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 that will position you well for this in-demand field. Become a medical case manager in a variety of settings, such as for insurance companies, third-party administrators, community-based health care organizations and physicians’ practices.
Experience the Davenport difference:
Online and on-campus
Choose the option that best fits your schedule: online case management courses or classes on a Davenport campus.
Learn to advocate
Learn to help others through a case management degree that promotes advocacy and cost-effective practices.
Network with industry professionals through the Allied Health/Health Information Registered Student Organization.
Build your knowledge and skills through case management practicums and online case management courses.
Demonstrate professional and ethical values and behaviors with a medical case management degree designed to get you hired.
Get started on your medical case management degree
Explore the admissions requirements and take the next step toward your Davenport University 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 Medical 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 Medical 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 email@example.com
Upon completion of the Medical 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.
This program is designed to prepare the graduate for employment in areas focused on enhancing the physical and mental health and human services to diverse populations across the continuum of care. The student will learn the components of health and human service case management including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the services of a client to improve their quality of life.
Potential employment in entry-level non-clinical and non-management health positions for health and human services case management professionals may include community-based programs, health-related social services, mental health organizations, rehabilitation agencies, disability services, government agencies, and integrated health care systems. The graduate is eligible to take the Certified Case Managers (CCM) Exam and the Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP) Exam. Specialties are designed to assist students needing or desiring a more focused area of interest.