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Medical Case Management

Medical Case Management (Bachelor of Science or Post Baccalaureate Certification)

Bachelor of Science Program Description:

The Medical Case Management 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.

Students who graduate from the Medical Case Manager program, have the opportunity to sit for the Commission for Case Manager Certification - Certified Case manager (CCM) national exam after completing 12 months of acceptable full -time case management employment experience, supervised by a board-certified case manager or 24 months of acceptable full time case management employment experience.

Potential employment  for medical case managers may include working with insurance providers, third party administrators, community based health care organizations, 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.

Our results for 2018:

5.9 Student Satisfaction 2019/20 AY

89% Graduate Satisfaction 2019/20 AY

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.

Length of Program:   120 Credit hours

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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

The Medical Case Management Certificate program is designed for working professionals who have obtained a bachelor’s degree in a science, health, or human services related profession and want to pursue or advance their career as a case manager. The certificate will prepare students to work with interdisciplinary health teams through a collaborative process that assesses plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates options to meet clients’ health and human service needs. Students who have a current, active, and unrestricted licensure or certification in a health or human services discipline that allows them to conduct an assessment independently may be qualified to take the Case Managers Certification Exam.

Preadmission requirements:

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree earned at an accredited college or university as well as successful completion of Anatomy & Physiology equivalent to BIOL115 and BIOL116. Student will need to complete BIOL116 or BIOL 222/BIOL 222L prior to beginning medical case management classes.

*MCMG495 Case Management Practicum is required if students have not previously completed a supervised field experience in case management, health, or behavioral health in their baccalaureate degree program.

Length of Program:   20-22 credits

Medical Case Management Program Objectives/Learning Outcomes:

 Upon completion of the Medical Case Management Program students/graduates will:

  1. Develop case management plans according to case management standards of practice.
  2. Demonstrate professional and ethical principles and behaviors.

 Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen Policy:

All students in the Davenport University College of Health Professions (the "COHP") are required to submit to criminal background check and drug screening (collectively, the "Testing") at the time of declaring a major in the COHP. The results of the Testing (the "Results"), which shall remain confidential, shall be used by the COHP to approve or disapprove of a Student for enrollment or continued enrollment in the COHP, and/or eligibility for training programs, clinical or practicum. The Testing shall be completed by registering for the appropriate course and completing the entire testing process in the course. Each student is responsible for acknowledging and explaining positive Result(s) after completing the process. A student will be dismissed from the COHP if he or she refuses to consent to the Testing. The cost of the Testing is the part of the course fee and is the responsibility of the student.

Faculty and Staff

Department Chair and Associate Dean Health Information Management/Allied Health - Dr. Linda Sorensen, MPA, RHIA, CHPS

Campus Associate Department Chair/Program Director: Kimberly Corsi, MSA, LRCP, CCS

Assistant Professor and Practicum Coordinator for Allied Health and HIM: Lindsey Shull, PhD, MA, LPN,CFLE



Associate Department Chair:  Marybeth Pieri-Smith, MBA, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, CMA


Campus Associate Department Chair/Program Director: Kimberly Corsi, MSA, LRCP, CCS

Lansing and Great Lakes Bay Campuses

Associate Department Chair: Marybeth Pieri-Smith, MBA, CMA, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC 


Associate DeanKelly McCarron, Ed.D,OTR/L

Teaching and Learning Coordinators:

Carly Davidson

Dawn Strauss-Berta



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