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RN-to-MSN Care Coordination
Master of Science in Nursing

Prepare to play a key role in delivering client-centered care. This online MSN from Capella helps you sharpen your skills as a patient advocate and educator. Learn to apply evidence-based rationale to determine care coordination approaches. Master leadership principles to play an integral role in today’s health care environment.

If you’re an RN with an associate degree, this online RN-to-MSN program can help streamline your path to a master’s degree. 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 October 10

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

At a glance

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

Reduce your tuition by $2,500

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $2.5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

What can you do with an MSN 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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