Case Management Certificate

What is a case manager?

Are you interested in helping others? A career in case management may be right for you! A case manager is someone who coordinates services on behalf of individuals or families. They typically work in mental health facilities, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, schools, community social service agencies or organizations, local and state government offices, or in the legal profession.

For undergraduate students or working adults

This certificate program is appropriate for undergraduate students who are majoring in psychology or other disciplines, like business, nursing, education, or liberal arts.

It is also a great way for working adults and non-degree seeking students who only want to the complete the courses required, for the certificate to give their careers a boost.

Either way, you’ll get specialized education and training that includes:

  • Working with diverse populations in community settings.
  • Locating and obtaining community resources, including funding
  • Developing and implementing behavior management and improvement plans
  • Fostering collaborating problem-solving and networking
  • Mentoring and teaching life skills
  • Delivering high-quality, accountable, and measurable case management services

Case Management Certificate Program

The Certificate consists of 19 credit hours of course work. The required courses include:

PSY-B110 Introduction to Psychology (3 cr.)

PSY-B310 Life Span Development (3 cr.) Prerequisite: (3) credits of psychology

PSY-B321 Clinical Writing (1 cr.)

PSY-B325 Professional Ethics (1 cr.)

PSY-B328 Working with families (2 cr.)

PSY-B380 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.) Prerequisite: (3) credits of psychology

PSY-B386 Introduction to Counseling (3 cr.) Prerequisites: PSY-B 104, B310, and B380

PSY-B422 Professional Practice in Case Management (3 cr.) Prerequisites: (3) credits of psychology and instructor consent.