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Strengthen your management and leadership capabilities with this online DHA Health Administration specialization designed to provide a broad, generalist perspective in health administration, including health care business practices and finance. The nationally recognized NCHL Health Leadership Competency Model — which is integrated into Capella's DHA programs — features a real-world, action-oriented approach: team-centered activities, problem-based cases and exercises, simulation exercises, consulting projects, presentations and more. In this program, you can choose to focus on such topics as U.S. or global health policy, health care advocacy, leadership, and strategic vision and planning. An assessment at the beginning of your program helps you focus on skills you can strengthen or build on to improve your success as a health care administrator.

With your DHA in Health Information from Capella, you'll facilitate organizational transformation and change processes in health care. You'll also implement strategic planning and health care administration strategies for optimal organizational performance, and support vision and ethical leadership decision making in health care administration.

Common jobs with an online DHA in Health Information include chief executive officer, chief nursing officer, department or division manager/director, health care financial manager, hospital administrator, nurse manager, nursing director or program manager. Potential workplaces include: ambulatory health care service, community care facility for the elderly, dental office, health clinic, hospital, insurance company, medical and diagnostic laboratory, nursing or residential care facility or outpatient care center.

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DHA - Health Administration

Strengthen your management and leadership capabilities with this online DHA Health Administration specialization designed to provide a broad, generalist perspective in health administration, including health care business practices and finance. The nationally recognized NCHL Health Leadership Competency Model — which is integrated into Capella's DHA programs — features a real-world, action-oriented approach: team-centered activities, problem-based cases and exercises, simulation exercises, consulting projects, presentations and more. In this program, you can choose to focus on such topics as U.S. or global health policy, health care advocacy, leadership, and strategic vision and planning. An assessment at the beginning of your program helps you focus on skills you can strengthen or build on to improve your success as a health care administrator.

With your DHA in Health Information from Capella, you'll facilitate organizational transformation and change processes in health care. You'll also implement strategic planning and health care administration strategies for optimal organizational performance, and support vision and ethical leadership decision making in health care administration.

Common jobs with an online DHA in Health Information include chief executive officer, chief nursing officer, department or division manager/director, health care financial manager, hospital administrator, nurse manager, nursing director or program manager. Potential workplaces include: ambulatory health care service, community care facility for the elderly, dental office, health clinic, hospital, insurance company, medical and diagnostic laboratory, nursing or residential care facility or outpatient care center.

AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsDoctoral students must have a master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelDoctorate
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.