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DHA - Health Care Leadership

Advance your knowledge of leadership theories, concepts and techniques to produce positive and innovative organizational outcomes, meet organizational goals and objectives, and support top organizational performance. 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. This Health Care Leadership specialization focuses on such topics as contemporary leadership roles, strategic vision and planning, and evidence-based leadership in health care, in addition to core courses covering advanced health administration concepts and practices. 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 Care Leadership from Capella, you'll lead organizational transformation, by creating an organizational climate that promotes personal and professional growth. You'll also design strategies to optimize organizational effectiveness, and promote research to improve health care systems.

Common jobs with an online DHA in Health Care Leadership include chief executive/financial/operations officer, health information manager/director, hospital business manager, nurse manager, nursing director, practice manager/director or program manager/director. Potential workplaces include: ambulatory health care service, community care facility for the elderly, health clinic, hospital, insurance company, medical and diagnostic laboratory, nursing or residential care facility, or outpatient care center.

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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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.