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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.

Capella is a participant in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Higher Education Network.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in General Health Administration from Capella, you'll facilitate a change process that effectively involves patients, communities and professionals in the improvement and delivery of health care and wellness. You'll also implement strategic planning and health care administration strategies for optimal organizational performance. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

Health care will generate more than 4 million new jobs between 2010 and 2020 — making health care management one of the fastest growing and in-demand career fields. Prepare to take the lead with an MHA from Capella University.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Healthcare Employment Projections, 2012

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in General Health Administration include chief executive officer, chief nursing officer, department or division manager/supervisor, government relations director, health care consultant, health services manager, hospital administrator, nursing director, nurse manager, office manager or program manager. Potential workplaces include: ambulatory health care service, community care facility for the elderly, government health agency, health clinic, home health care service, hospital, insurance company, medical and diagnostic laboratory, nursing or residential care facility.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

To learn more, call 866.739.7380, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.