Care Coordination Nursing Certificates

Graduate Certificate

Overview

With new focus on care coordination due to health care legislation, now is the time to draw attention to the integral role you play as a nurse in improving patient engagement. Differentiate yourself quickly in this emerging field—and complete a significant portion of your MSN in Care Coordination—by earning your Graduate Certificate in Care Coordination from Capella University. This patient-focused curriculum is designed to prepare you to view patient care holistically, while teaching ownership of patient advocacy and education during recovery.

Program Highlights

Direct Path: 9 months to achieve your Graduate Certificate, and all classes are transferable to MSN in Care Coordination program.

Doctoral-Prepared Faculty: Provide comprehensive feedback on your work, encourage different ways of thinking, and deliver insight into how well you’re demonstrating competencies.

Credible: Relevant, personalized program integrates Patient Centered Medical Home model of care (PCMH) and designed around Case Management Society of America (CMSA) Standards of Practice for Case Management.

Apply This Certificate to Your Next Degree

Comprised entirely of courses from our MSN in Care Coordination, the care coordination certificate offers an opportunity to earn a marketable credential and earn credits that can be transferred into our MSN.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 5 Core courses

Classes Start July 12th

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.

$50 application fee (waived w/promo SPRING).

Cost & learning format

Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

A structured learning format with an active peer community and faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$6,960$8,439* MAX TRANSFER CREDITS–TYPICAL TRANSFER CREDITS
$435 per credit, 20 total quarter credits, 0 max transfer credits

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).  Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

Get the details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

Ways to save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Employer reimbursements

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to employees. Ask your manager about options.

$1K toward your certificate

Apply for a $1K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your certificate.

Employer & association discounts

If your employer or organization is a partner with Capella, you may be eligible for a tuition discount. Ask your employer what offers are available.

Sample courses

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Faculty & support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment counselors

These experts will set you up for success. They’ll help you find the right degree and program, and answer all your questions about Capella.

Financial aid counselors

Our financial aid team knows how to run the numbers and help save on tuition.

Advisors

Advisors know the details of your program. Got questions about courses? Instructors? Resources? Advisors have answers.

Faculty

Our courses are taught by distinguished faculty members who hold top credentials and have hands-on expertise in their fields. They know what you need to know today.

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