Master of Science in Nursing - Chronic Care Management Program

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 36
Per Credit Hour Cost $277.00
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Program Description

The purpose of the Master of Science in Nursing with Chronic Care Management emphasis is to prepare registered nurses at the graduate level in Chronic Care Management. Recognizing that care management and evaluation of outcome measures are integral components of healthcare success. This degree supports both clinical management and healthcare outreach training for registered nurses. Upon completion of this program students will obtain the knowledge and resources to implement chronic care management services to improve the lives of patients with chronic health conditions.

While this is an online program, there will be 2-3 on-campus learning days each semester.

Professional License Disclosure

The School of Nursing anticipates that graduates of this program will seek the following professional state licenses or certifications: Certification as an APRN (Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner [depending on which program they completed]) and licensure as an APRN.

For required disclosures on whether this program satisfies the license requirements of all states and territories for APRN license visit the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (www.ncsbn.org).

The School of Nursing has determined that the required classes and educational activities of this online academic program will qualify a graduate of this program to take the exam for certification as an APRN in Georgia and other states as listed on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (www.ncsbn.org).

For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosure include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.

For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Admissions Information

All admission application materials must be received by March 1 for admission consideration to the fall cohort. Students who are admitted to the MSN-Chronic Care Management program will be given a program of study. Applicants will be pooled for admission consideration. Interviews with individuals under consideration may be conducted prior to admission.Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from a college accredited by the appropriate accrediting association with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

The MAT or GRE is not required for admission.

REQUIRED For Admission:

Current Georgia RN license. Out-of-state students must apply for Georgia RN license. One year of full-time clinical nursing experience prior to beginning health assessment.

Submission/completion of all of the following materials:

Complete College of Graduate Studies online application with payment of required fee.

Georgia Southern University Health Services Form (must be completed prior to first semester entry and completed each semester afterward)

All materials are to be submitted online through the College of Graduate Studies Admission’s office with the application.

Three letters of recommendation. Forms in the online application are acceptable, or you can attach 3 recommendation letters to the application.

Proof of American Heart Association Level C (2 person-BLS) CPR certification.

Proof of Georgia RN licensure (write COPY) over any replication of license submitted.

All admission application materials must be received by March 1 for admission consideration to the fall cohort. Students who are admitted to the MSN-Chronic Care Management program will be given a program of study. Applicants will be pooled for admission consideration. Interviews with individuals under consideration may be conducted prior to admission.

Upon Acceptance

Proof of current RN malpractice liability insurance (policy cover page) with name, dates of coverage and amount (1 million incident/3 million aggregate)

Proof of “student” malpractice insurance prior to entering ANY clinical course that requires clinical hours

Nursing Student Health forms

Students will be required to complete all clinical practicums with a qualified preceptor within 250 miles of Georgia Southern University Statesboro Campus in the state of Georgia.

Program Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education