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Health Care Leadership Graduate Certificate

School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Overview

Capella University’s online graduate certificate in Health Care Leadership offers you a high-quality program to help refine your skills as a leader and teach you to optimize organizational effectiveness. You can differentiate yourself quickly in the health care field with a certificate that can be completed in one year or less.

You can be confident that the knowledge you gain will be immediately applicable in your field. This certificate program, which includes one-to-one coaching as part of the curriculum, offers courses that are aligned to National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) competencies.

All course credits for this certificate can be applied to the Master of Health Administration in Health Care Leadership program, ensuring a seamless transition if you choose to enter the master’s degree program.

Detailed Program Information

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

Classes Start July 8th

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.

$50 Application Fee (waived w/promo SPRING)

Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet 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
$8,416 estimated tuition*
$526 per credit, 16 total quarter credits, 0 max transfer credits
Healthcare Leadership Certificate Online - Capella University

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).  Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

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

If your employer or organization is a partner with Capella, you may be eligible for a tuition discount.

Reduce Your Tuition with $1K

Enroll in your certificate, apply for the scholarship, meet eligibility requirements, and receive up to $1K.

Employer Reimbursements

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to employees. Ask your manager about options.

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 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

Advisors know the details of your program. Got questions about courses? Instructors? Resources? Advisors have answers.

Faculty

Our courses are taught by distinguished faculty members who hold top credentials and have hands-on expertise in their fields. They know what you need to know today.

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.