MHA - Health Administration
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MHA - Health Administration

Capella University's online MHA General Health Administration program strengthens your ability to successfully administer health care delivery in your organization. Designed to be completed within 18 months, this program prepares you to pursue director-level and leadership positions in a wide range of health care settings.

The curriculum is aligned with the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) Competency Model™ and features collaborative, practice-based learning that incorporates industry best practices and the knowledge and skill sets expected by leading health care organizations.

As you pursue Capella's MHA, you can earn a Health Care Administration Certificate simultaneously, within your first year — giving you a respected credential that you can obtain on the way to your master's degree.

With your Master's in Health Care Operations from Capella, you'll optimize human resource, facilities, and capital assets to achieve the goals and objectives of a health care organization's strategic plan. You'll also employ data-based decision-making into strategic planning and implementation to help align the direction of an organization with the needs of health care consumers and other stakeholders.

Common jobs with an online Master's in Health Care Operations include chief executive officer, clinic manager, department or division director, facility manager, health care consultant, hospital administrator, medical records manager, nurse manager, nursing director, operations manager or program manager. Potential workplaces include: ambulatory health care service, community care facility for the elderly, dental office, health clinic, home health care service, hospital, insurance company, medical and diagnostic laboratory or outpatient care center.

AccreditationCapella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),
RequirementsMaster's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelMaster
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.