DHA Doctor of Health Administration Health Policy and Advocacy specialization
Enrich your understanding of national and global health policies, practices, and perspectives, including evidence-based approaches to promoting positive health outcomes and advocating for constructive changes to health policy. 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. The Health Policy and Advocacy specialization focuses on such topics as U.S. health policy, global health policy and policy advocacy and analysis, 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.
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With your DHA in Health Policy and Advocacy from Capella, you'll lead transformational health policy and advocacy processes, and execute strategies to optimize policy effectiveness. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
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Common jobs with an online DHA in Health Policy and Advocacy include chief executive officer, clinic director, department or division manager/supervisor, nursing director, public affairs director, public policy director or regulatory director. Potential workplaces include: federal government health care facility, health care organization, hospital, insurance company, nonprofit organization, nursing or residential care facility, research organization or social welfare agency.