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MSN in Care Coordination
Master of Science in Nursing

Get ready to play a key role in delivering client-centered care with an online MSN in Care Coordination from Capella. Explore the evolution of care coordination and its relevance in population health, emerging health care models and their relationships to care coordination, care coordination structure and process, legal and ethical considerations, and the role of professional nursing leadership in successful quality measurement. Capella MSN degrees are CCNE accredited* and available in both FlexPath and GuidedPath learning formats. 

Of all nurses who come to Capella for their MSN, over 90% choose FlexPath.

*The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Professional relevance

This program incorporates principles from AACN and CMSA standards, and integrates the PCMH model of care.

Practicum experience

Our integrated capstone and practicum allows you to work with an organization to solve real-world challenges. Learn more about the practicum

Employer partnerships

Capella University partners with more than 400 health care employers, including leading hospital systems and insurance providers.

Classes start July 11

Use the code SPRING to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • CCNE accredited
  • 7 Core courses
  • 5 Specialization courses
  • 1 Practicum course
  • 54 Total credits (12 max transfer)

With FlexPath, you can earn your MSN in 14 months and under $14,000.*

*Based on fastest 25% of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.

What can you do with an MSN in Care Coordination degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion, or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with an MSN in Care Coordination.

Job titles to explore

  • Care coordinator
  • Nurse educator
  • Case manager
  • Nursing director/manager/coordinator
  • Care manager

Employment settings to explore

  • Hospital
  • Health insurance company
  • Ambulatory care office
  • Nursing care facilities
  • Home health care agency
  • Community or technical college
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Government - local, state, federal

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

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