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Overview

Capella University's online MHA in Health Care Leadership program teaches you to lead health care organizations through an era of reform, scrutiny and heightened expectations. 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 emphasizes evidence-based best practices for change leadership, coaching, team collaboration and professional development that build a continuous learning system for sustainable health care delivery. With one-on-one leadership coaching and evidence-based leadership theory built into the program, you can develop your own leadership style and make an impact in the health care field.

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.

To learn more about this degree 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 Health Care Leadership from Capella, you'll learn to develop complex plans or analyses, use knowledge of theory and different past trends to look at current situations, and use evidence-based approaches to support community wellness. 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.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online master's in Health Care Leadership include chief executive officer, department director/manager, health care consultant, health services director/manager, hospital administrator, medical manager or nurse manager/executive. Potential workplaces include: ambulatory health care service, community care facility for the elderly, dental office, health clinic, home health care service, hospital, insurance company, medical and diagnostic laboratory or outpatient care center.

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 1.866.739.7380, 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.