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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online health care management degree include technicians or professionals in health care or related fields who want to advance to supervisory or management positions in health care institutions, insurance companies, or other health-focused organizations.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Dentist office
  • Government/military health care facility
  • Health care consulting firm
  • Home health care service
  • Hospital
  • Information technology/software company
  • Insurance carrier
  • Long-term care facility
  • Managed care company
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratory
  • Medical device company
  • Pharmaceutical company
  • Physician office
  • Outpatient care center
  • Regulatory agency

Common Job Titles/Positions

  • Ambulatory care center manager
  • Assistant administrator
  • Clinical director/manager
  • Director of nursing
  • Facility manager
  • Health and social service manager
  • Health care consultant
  • Health care financial manager
  • Hospital administrator
  • Insurance specialist
  • Managed care manager
  • Medical device/pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Medical records coordinator
  • Medical records manager
  • Nurse manager
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Nutrition service manager
  • Office manager
  • Practice manager
  • Program coordinator
  • Program manager

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Some positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

BS in Business Degree Graduates

Data from graduates across all BS in Business programs have been combined for these career outcomes results.

Capella University BS in Business degree alumni report high satisfaction with the salary, benefits and responsibilities of their jobs. The most common industries in which bachelor's alumni are employed are IT, education, government, healthcare, and manufacturing.

Career growth potential 46% Promotional opportunities 44% Salary and benefits 57% Tasks and responsibilities 69%

Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.

Many of our BS in Business degree graduates report receiving a salary increase and gaining recognition from employers for their Capella degrees. Many also said they advanced in their careers or received a promotion.

Advanced in career or profession 28% Successfully changed careers 6% Obtained a teaching position in higher education 1% Assumed a leadership role 19% Received a promotion 24% Received a salary increase 35% Received favorable employer recognition of my degree 30% Received award 4% Presented at a conference, published article, book, manuscript 9% Conducted a research project 8% Served as a professional consultant 8%

Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.