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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online health care leadership degree often pursue senior-level positions focused on the operation of health clinics, hospitals, outpatient care centers and other health care facilities.

Potential Employment Settings

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

Common Job Titles/Positions

  • Chief executive officer
  • Chief operations officer
  • Clinic manager
  • Department or division director
  • Department or division manager/supervisor
  • Facility manager
  • Health care consultant
  • Health services manager
  • Hospital administrator
  • Medical records manager
  • Nurse manager
  • Nursing director
  • Operations manager
  • Program manager

*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.