Master of Health Administration Master of Health Administration


Master of Health Administration

Get ready to meet today’s complex health care challenges with an online master’s program designed to fit your life and goals.

Build professional skills that fit your career goals with an MHA

Start the next chapter in your career as a health care professional. The MHA program at Capella is designed to elevate your fundamental skills and help you develop expertise in one of four specializations.

Master of Health Administration program overview

The online MHA program is designed to help equip you with real-world knowledge and skills in health care systems and technology, ethical and professional standards of practice and more.

Choosing a Master of Health Administration specialization

Every professional journey is different. Your chosen specialization can help you leverage your unique passions and interests to build advanced expertise for the next phases of your career in health care.*

*Capella cannot guarantee any specific job, promotion, salary increase or other career outcomes. You will need to conduct your own research to understand what opportunities may be available to you. Note that some career paths may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications or other designations along with a degree.

Which is better for an MHA, FlexPath or GuidedPath?

Your lifestyle and learning preferences will factor into choosing a path for your MHA degree. FlexPath gives you the freedom to set your own deadlines and complete coursework at your own pace. GuidedPath offers a more structured approach with a fixed weekly schedule.


  • Complete your assessments at your own pace
  • Engage one-on-one with faculty to receive feedback
  • Get support from coaches when you need it
  • Pay one tuition fee per session*
    *Books, supplies and other fees apply.

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  • Complete weekly assignments with preset deadlines
  • Participate in weekly discussion posts with your classmates and faculty
  • Connect with academic advisors to keep you on track 
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term

Learn more about GuidedPath »

Find out if FlexPath is right for you

Not sure about FlexPath or GuidedPath? The Path Finder Quiz evaluates your learning style to help determine which learning format is better suited to your personal and professional goals.

With FlexPath, you can earn your MHA in 14 months and under $13,000.*

*Based on fastest 25 percent of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies and other fees apply.

Why choose the MHA at Capella University?

Interprofessional education

Share courses with other nursing and public health practitioners to learn about, from and with others in the industry.

Professional relevance

The Capella School of Business, Technology, and Health Care Administration Advisory Board ensures your curriculum is developed with the insight and support of industry leaders.

Tuition and education discounts

More than 600 health care organizations invest in their employees by partnering with Capella University to offer tuition savings and other educational benefits.

“As a busy mom, I loved the fact that Capella’s FlexPath program is self-paced, affordable and easily accessible. Being able to earn my master’s online for my desired career change was a game changer for me.”

Sara Hanna* MHA FlexPath alum

*Actual Capella alum who agreed to appear in Capella promotional materials.