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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose a Doctor in Health Administration with a specialization in Health Care Leadership often pursue leadership positions in the health care industry.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Accountable care organization
  • Ambulatory health care service
  • Behavioral health/social service provider organizations
  • Community care facility for the elderly
  • Federal government health care facility
  • Health care consulting firm
  • Health clinic
  • Health plan
  • Health system
  • Home health care service
  • Hospital
  • Insurance company
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratory
  • Nursing or residential care facility
  • Outpatient care center
  • Wellness and health promotion organizations

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Chief compliance officer
  • Chief executive officer
  • Chief financial officer
  • Chief information officer
  • Chief operations officer
  • Clinic director
  • Clinical utilization manager
  • Department or division director
  • Director of consumer engagement/experience
  • Director of health care quality
  • Health care consultant
  • Health information manager/director
  • Health services manager/director
  • Hospital business manager
  • Hospital unit manager
  • Nurse manager
  • Nursing director
  • Nursing home director
  • Practice manager/director
  • Program manager/director

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.