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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose a Doctor in Health Administration with a specialization in Health Policy and Advocacy often pursue advanced practice or leadership positions in national or international health advocacy organizations.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Accountable care organization
  • Ambulatory health care service
  • Behavioral health/social service provider organizations
  • Federal government health care facility
  • Government health agency
  • Health care consulting firm
  • Health care organization
  • Health clinic
  • Health plan
  • Health system
  • Home health care service
  • Hospital
  • Insurance company
  • Non-governmental organization
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Nursing or residential care facility
  • Professional organization
  • Research organization
  • Social welfare agency
  • Wellness and health promotion organizations

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Chief compliance officer
  • Chief executive officer
  • Chief information officer
  • Clinic director
  • Clinical utilization manager
  • Department or division manager/supervisor
  • Director of consumer engagement/experience
  • Director of health care quality
  • Government relations director
  • Government affairs vice president
  • Health care consultant
  • Health policy consultant
  • Hospital administrator Health policy analyst
  • Nursing director
  • Program manager
  • Public affairs director
  • Public affairs specialist
  • Public affairs vice president
  • Public policy director
  • Regulatory director
  • Research analyst

*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.