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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose a general online health care administration degree often pursue supervisor, manager, or director positions in health care settings, such as health clinics, hospitals, and outpatient care centers.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Nursing or residential care facility
  • Dental office
  • Community care facility for the elderly
  • Hospital
  • Health clinic
  • Offices of other health care practitioner
  • Federal government health care facility
  • Health care consulting firm
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratory
  • Health system
  • Ambulatory health care service
  • Home health care service
  • Insurance company
  • Outpatient care center

Common Job Titles/Positions

  • Program manager
  • Health care consultant
  • Office manager
  • Department or division director
  • Medical records manager
  • Department or division manager/supervisor
  • Health services manager
  • Clinic manager
  • Mental health program manager
  • Nurse manager
  • Chief nursing officer
  • Nursing director
  • Hospital administrator

*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.

Master of Health Administration Degree Program Graduates

Data from graduates across all Master of Health Administration degree programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

The graphs below show some key findings from Capella's Alumni Outcomes Survey. We use this information to help improve our courses, programs and services and to give you an idea of how alumni are using their degrees.ngs.

The skills and knowledge have been immediately applicable to my career 69%My degree has positioned me to achieve my professional ambitions 69%Capellas competency based curriculum has prepared me for the needs of my profession 77%

Percentage of respondents who answered "strongly agree" or "agree."
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.

Made a significant contribution to my profession 46%Successfully changed jobs and-or careers 54%Assumed leadership responsibilities 31%Received a salary increase 46%Received a promotion 31%

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 Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.