PHD Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Health Care Administration specialization
Break new ground in the rapidly changing health care industry through original doctoral research. This online PhD program in Health Care Administration includes advanced research and course work in policy, systems, and financial analysis; strategic planning; organizational change; ethical and legal considerations; and quality improvement, focused on the health care field.
This specialization is part of Capella University's broad portfolio of public service leadership offerings. Capella features a multidisciplinary approach to public service education that brings together faculty and learners from public administration, public safety, and health care, professions that often must work together to address complex public sector challenges. Students benefit because they gain an in-depth understanding of their specialized professions in the context of the larger public service environment.
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With your PhD in Health Care Administration from Capella, you'll lead change in health care agencies by analyzing health care challenges and opportunities through the systematic methods of scientific research. You'll also evaluate multicultural, ethical and regulatory standards of practice in the health care industry. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
Common jobs with an online PhD in Health Care Administration include adjunct or part-time faculty, chief executive/financial officer, clinical director, director of nursing, health and social services manager, hospital administrator or mental health program manager. Potential workplaces include: community care facility for the elderly, dentist office, home health care service, medical or diagnostic laboratory, nursing or residential care facility, physician office or private/public hospital.
Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.
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