Care Management

University of Missouri - Columbia

M.Sc. Online
12 months
20869 USD/year
11962 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Care Management from University of Missouri - Columbia is an interdisciplinary online degree offered through the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing with collaboration from other divisions including Health Management and Informatics and Social Work. 


Care Management from University of Missouri - Columbia  aims to educate health care professionals to improve health outcomes, enhance care quality, and reduce health care costs.  Graduates will provide care management to diverse people across the life span using principles and approaches that include facilitating delivery of health care to individuals/family, engagement of individuals/family in care plan design, and implementation resulting in high quality, high value, cost effective care using a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach.


This program supports preparation for national certification as a care manager through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (nurses), American Case Management Association (health care disciplines), and the Commission for Case Manager Certification (health care disciplines).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, & Physical Assessment for Care Managers
  • Nursing and Health Policy
  • Integrated Health Policy and Services
  • Social Policy for Older Adults
  • Mental Health Policy
  • Evidence Based Care Management Practice for Individuals and Populations
  • Health Disparities of Rural and Other Underserved Populations
  • Quality, Safety, and Performance Outcomes
  • Care Management Role-Focused Practicum
  • Symptom Management in Acute and Chronic Illness
  • Family Dynamics and Intervention
  • Helping Strategies with Older Persons
  • Helping Strategies With Children and Adolescents

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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38 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Health related baccalaureate degree from an accredited university.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 for the last 60 credit hours of the baccalaureate program.
  • Evidence of any unencumbered current licensure in a health related occupation (if applicable).
  • Submission of a curriculum vitae or resume.
  • A one page personal statement describing academic and professional goals.
  • Personal interview upon request.
  • Completed Graduate School online application (After acceptance to the Care Management program)
  • Unofficial Transcripts-
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20869 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20869 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11962 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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