Note: Even though the curriculum is comprised of undergraduate coursework, students enrolled in the program are classified as graduate students because they already hold baccalaureate degrees.
Prospective StudentsA student pursuing the P.B.C. in nursing case management must hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited institution and an unencumbered R.N. license. Nursing professionals interested in challenging and diverse roles in high-quality patient experiences and improved healthcare outcomes are strong candidates for admission to the program.
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Salary and Benefits
CostThe following presents estimated, minimum itemized program costs based on Spring 2013 in-state tuition and fees. These figures are only estimates of the per-semester and total program costs, based upon the number of credit hours in which a student enrolls.
|Expense||3 credit hours per semester||6 credit hours per semester|
|Tuition and fees||$873||$1,576|
|Electronic Learning Fee||$60||$120|
|Total (per semester)||$1,083||$1,996|
(based on number of credits earned each semester)
Course OfferingsEach student, once admitted to the program, will be assigned an academic advisor who will assist him/her in determining an appropriate course sequence and load each semester. In general, courses are offered on a rotating basis, and academic advisors will assist students in enrolling in courses in both timely and appropriate sequences. Explore the current offerings.
CurriculumThe curriculum consists of 12 hours of coursework.
NURS 491: Principles and Practice of Case Management
NURS 492: Nursing and Health Systems Administration
NURS 493: Financial Management of Health Care Systems
NURS 494: Managed Health Care Reimbursement Systems
Program AdmissionAdmission to the Dore' School of Graduate Studies and to the program are simultaneous, meaning that an applicant must meet the requirements of both at the time an application is submitted.
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