Case Management

Our fully online Case Management Certificate prepares health providers to manage, coordinate and transition care activities to make a measurable impact on patient care outcomes as a professional case manager.

This program provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Develop critical relationships across health disciplines and with clients;
  • Evaluate practice outcomes and prove the value of the case management function;
  • Understand health systems and how to apply case management processes within those environments; and
  • Navigate regulations and reimbursement procedures that impact case management services.

Application Deadlines

Case Management Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Oct. 25 N/A June 15

State Restrictions

Federal and state regulations prevent the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing from accepting applications for our online graduate certificate programs from students residing in the following states:

  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Tennessee

Completion & Certification

Case managers collaborate with health care providers and clients to plan, coordinate, monitor and evaluate options and services for patients. Case managers serve as advocates, communicators and resource managers to ensure optimal outcomes for patients.

This program requires four courses for 12 total credit hours and prepares students for a career in case management. The Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC)—the first and largest nationally accredited organization that certifies case managers—requires at least one year of case management experience in order to take the certification exam.


This program requires four courses for 12 total credit hours.

This course introduces students to basic concepts, practices and procedures involved in case management, along with the role, function and essential activities of a case manager. Students study concepts and processes critical to developing relationships required to successfully engage with other disciplines and clients. This course must be taken first, or concurrently with initial coursework.

This course prepares students to develop measures that evaluate outcomes of case management practice and prove the value of the case-management function. Students also explore the professional side of the role, including standards of practice, the code of ethics and organizations that influence accreditation, education and certification.

This course focuses on applying the role and processes of case management in a health care system. Students analyze the evolution of health care systems, services delivered, emerging models of care and application of case management processes.

This course focuses on requirements and regulations that affect case management in many settings. In addition, students review fundamentals of reimbursement procedures that impact the provision of actual or planned case management services across the continuum of care and settings of care.

More Information

Contact the Office of Student Recruitment at 513-558-8400 or

Note: Students in this program are not eligible for financial aid.