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Master of Science in Nursing – Chronic Care Management Program

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Program Overview

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 (

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 ( 

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.

Accreditation: The (baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program) at Georgia Southern University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Last updated: 1/29/2020

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