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Health Administration Graduate Certificate

School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Overview

Capella University's online Health Administration Certificate increases your knowledge of economic and business aspects of the health care industry and will provide you with the foundational knowledge required to drive change in the ever-evolving healthcare landscape.

Our online Health Administration Certificate will give you a respected credential allowing you to pursue a successful career in a wide variety of health care settings. The program curriculum is aligned with national public health standards and strengthens your ability to successfully administer healthcare delivery. Topics covered include health care economics, strategic health care planning, organizational leadership and governance and more.

FlexPath: A More Direct Path to Your Degree

 FlexPath can help you earn your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace—with the potential to save you time and money. FlexPath self-paced learning allows you to move quickly through subjects you’re more familiar with or more slowly as needed. You’ll develop the same mastery—and earn the same degree—as the structured version of your degree program, only in a more efficient, more personalized way.

Detailed Program Information

Get all the details about cost, courses, requirements, and more.

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Classes Start October 9th

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.

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Cost & Learning Formats

We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100% competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs. Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz

Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit; we set the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$526 per credit, 16 total quarter credits, 0 max transfer credits

Our self-paced learning format lets you take courses at your own speed, whenever your schedule allows.

  • Take unlimited courses (up to two at a time simultaneously) per 12-week billing session
  • Based on a program point system; 2 Capella quarter credits = 1 program point
  • Set your own deadlines, no courseroom discussions
  • Pay one flat-rate tuition fee per session
$2,100 per quarter, 8 total program points, 0 max transfer points

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable–there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Employer & Association Discounts

Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn more. 

$30 Million in Scholarships Available

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

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Employer Reimbursements

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to employees, even if there’s no formal program. Check with your manager or HR dept.

Sample Courses

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
MHA5010 Strategic Health Care Planning
MHA5012 Organizational Leadership and Governance
MHA5014 Health Care Quality, Risk and Regulatory Compliance
NHS6008 Economics and Decision Making in Health Care

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Financial Aid Counselors

First they listen. Then they act—for you. Running the numbers, exploring ways to save, and making the financing of your education simpler.

Advisors

Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our advisors–they know all about the details of your program.

Faculty

Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now. 

Health Administration Certificate Online - Capella University

Ready for the Next Step?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors, and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are as passionate about their careers as you are about yours.