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Build the skills you need to shape the way health care systems serve their patients—and ultimately drive real change in the industry. We’ve reshaped education to help you reach your professional goals, without missing a beat in your life.
Our Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) degree programs are designed to help you grow as a leader in today’s complex and dynamic health care delivery environment.
Focus on how strategy can fix health administration problems and issues, and expand your power to create effective solutions.
Prepare to advance in a career as a health administration professional.
Seamless educational experience: Your keystone course transitions you from program-specific courses to your integrated doctoral capstone and practicum.
Integrated capstone & practicum: Faculty will guide you as you follow your passion and work on a real-life organizational issue in your final project.
Professional relevance: Designed around NCHL’s Health Leadership Competency Model, this program meets rigorous professional standards.
Interprofessional education: Share courses with other nursing and public health practitioners to learn about, from, and with others in the industry.
Transfer credit savings: You may be able to transfer 12 credits—an equivalent of two courses—if you have an MHA or related degree, helping to save you up to $9,060.
Expert advisory board: Capella’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences Advisory Board ensures your curriculum is developed with the insight and support of industry leaders.
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With over 25 years of experience in online doctoral education, we understand the unique needs of doctoral students, and have designed our programs to meet those needs. We've structured our programs to help you reach your goals and obtain critical skills—with our expert faculty, support teams, and online resources to help guide you every step of the way.
Discover the Doctor of Health Administration specialization that’s right for you, and explore admissions requirements, costs, and courses.
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