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DHA Doctor of Health Administration General Health Administration specialization

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Total program credits needed for graduation: 92

One academic quarter is 3 months. You will have a 3-week break between each quarter.

To learn more, call 1.877.291.9272 or email an enrollment counselor. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor who is trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.

Core Courses

42 course quarter credits.

PSL8004
Collaboration, Communication, and Case Analysis for Health Case Doctoral Learner
DHA8004
Innovative Business Practices in Health Care* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8007
Strategic Financial Management in Health Care* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8008
Health Care Policy Processes* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8011
Evidence-Based Research Methods in Health Administration* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8013
Action Research in Health Administration 1* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8015
Action Research in Health Administration 2* (6 quarter credits)

Specialization Courses

18 course quarter credits. Choose three from the following courses.

DHA8020
Health Policy in the United States* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8022
Global Health Policy* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8024
Policy Advocacy and Analysis* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8030
Contemporary Leadership Roles in Health Care* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8032
Strategic Vision and Planning in Health Care* (6 quarter credits)
DHA8034
Evidence-Based Leadership in Health Care* (6 quarter credits)

Two or Three Elective Courses

12 course quarter credits. Choose any graduate courses.+

Dissertation Courses

20 course quarter credits.

DHA9920
Dissertation Courseroom* (non-credit)
DHA9921
Dissertation Research 1* (5 quarter credits)
DHA9922
Dissertation Research 2* (5 quarter credits)
PSLR8900
Professional Doctorate Colloquium*+ (non-credit)
DHA9923
Dissertation Research 3* (5 quarter credits)
DHA9924
Dissertation Research 4* (5 quarter credits)

*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.

+Learners are responsible for the cost of their travel, accommodations, food, and other expenses associated with this course.

†Learners must choose the number of elective courses that will fulfill the 12 quarter credit requirement.

Residency Requirement

As part of your program, you will attend one Professional Doctorate Colloquium (PSL-R8900) in addition to your online courses.

Transfer Credits

There are many ways to reduce tuition costs, including transferring credits which can help save time and money. You can transfer up to 12 credits into this specialization.

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