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General Health Administration


Doctor of Health Administration

Build the knowledge and skills you need to lead transformation in health care delivery systems. The Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) in General Health Administration is for health care leaders who want to improve patient care through effective administration. The program focuses on ethics, communication, collaboration, and problem solving.

This DHA program lets you take control of when and where you learn, allowing you to get the most out of your education—and your life—while pursuing your degree.

Interprofessional education

Share your learning and insights with nursing and public health students completing related degree programs as part of Capella’s interprofessional course structure.

Transfer credits

You may be able to transfer 12 credits—an equivalent of two courses—if you have an MHA or related degree, saving you up to $9,060 on your DHA. 

Integrated capstone and practicum

Work with inspiring mentors within an organization as part of your program; this integrated approach allows you to solve real-world challenges.

Classes start February 8

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 9 Core courses
  • 3 Specialized courses
  • Capstone
  • 18 max transfer credits
  • NCHL aligned

Reduce your tuition by $5,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree.