Promote organizational directional strategies.
Lead organizational priorities to achieve strategic vision.
Communicate effectively as a health care scholar and practitioner.
Drive organizational culture of accountability through outcomes-driven leadership.
Use evidence-based problem solving processes to make decisions.
Model health care professionalism through ethics, professional practices, social accountability, and community stewardship.
Our curriculum is credible and relevant, designed around the National Center for Health Care Leadership Competency Model™ (NCHL).
Learn how to use your academic resources like the writing center, teaching assistants, and more to your fullest advantage.
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 $8,800.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
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.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer
tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid.
Our online DHA in Health Care Leadership curriculum focuses on contemporary leadership theories, strategic vision and planning, and evidence-based leadership in health care, in addition to core courses covering advanced health administration concepts.
Our doctoral curriculum is designed to give you dedicated support
early in your program—so you can be confident in the steps to
completing your degree.
For the culminating project of your doctoral degree, you’ll be paired with a knowledgeable mentor to help you along the way.
Work with a faculty member who can help you examine key support elements and identify potential project sites for your capstone topic.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|DHA8032||Strategic Vision and Planning in Health Care|
|DHA8034||Evidence-Based Leadership in Health Care|
|DHA8036||Health Care Leadership Excellence in a Consumer-Driven Market|
|DHA8004||Innovative Business Practices in Health Care|
|DHA8007||Strategic Financial Management in Health Care|
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
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
First they listen. Then they act—for you. Running the numbers,
exploring ways to save, and making the financing of your education
Learn what interprofessional education is and why it's important in the health care field.
Is a PhD in Health Care Administration or a Doctor of Health Administration a better fit for your career?
The advisory board keeps the school at the forefront of nursing and health care education.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our doctoral degree in health care leadership.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.