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*Based on the fastest 10% 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.
Learn to shape organizational decisions
with analytics and data storytelling, critical skills that are woven
throughout your program.
You’ll receive personalized leadership
coaching and complete a leadership assessment to develop an
individualized plan that helps you focus on skills that support your
ability to thrive and inspire.
Throughout your program you’ll expand
your ability to see the big picture, strategize and find solutions,
and lead teams.
Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $3K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree.
Build an ePortfolio based on the
real-world solutions that you develop in your coursework.
We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100% competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs. Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz.
A more structured learning format with an active peer community and
faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the
A self-paced learning format that puts you in control. Take courses
at your own speed, and move on to the next course whenever you’re
*This is only an estimate, using general program
pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on
your specialization, transfer credits, tuition discounts, and (in
FlexPath) the speed at which you move through the program. Fees,
including application fees and resource kits, are not included in
this estimate. The GuidedPath prices show the tuition you would pay
if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the
maximum allowed transfer credits. The FlexPath prices show the
tuition you would pay if you brought in an average number of
transfer credits and you moved at the speed of a typical FlexPath
student or as quickly as the fastest FlexPath students (90th
percentile). New or recently revised programs base their estimate on
comparable programs. Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is not
available for FlexPath.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
If your employer or organization is a partner with Capella, you may be eligible for a tuition discount.
"I chose FlexPath because of the ability to work at my own pace, which was important because I was also working full time, so I wanted the ability to work ahead if I could or step back for a little bit if I needed.”
Are you looking to build your skills in
strategy, leadership, and operations management? Would you like to
dive deeper into subjects such as clinical research methodologies or
medical device product development? If so, consider our MBA in Health
This course covers contemporary models of leadership and examines
behaviors and skills of effective leaders. Learners assess their own
leadership strengths and how to lead effectively in their work
settings. Learners also analyze ways in which leaders use their skills
to support innovation, change, and collaboration within organizations.
Must be taken during the first quarter by learners who have been
admitted to the MBA degree program. Cannot be fulfilled by
transfer or prior learning assessment.
|4 quarter credits|
Learners in this course examine ways in which companies formulate and
implement strategy to effectively compete in the marketplace. Learners
apply strategic models and analysis to address competitive challenges.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in MBA5002.
|4 quarter credits|
Decision-Making in the Health Care System
In this course, learners examine the complex and dynamic U.S. health
care system, stakeholders, laws, and regulations. Learners develop an
understanding of how health care delivery systems are organized and
financed and identify the economic, legal, and political factors that
influence the management of health care organizations.
|4 quarter credits|
Analyzing the Health Care Environment
Learners apply regulatory analyses to examine the organization’s
position within the external environment and develop plans to
strengthen the organization’s strategy. Learners use evidence-based
decision making to support analyses.
Prerequisite(s): MBA5006, HCM5310.
|4 quarter credits|
Driving Health Care Results
In this course, learners analyze ways in which health care leaders
support the effective access and delivery of quality patient care in a
customer-focused and cost efficient manner. Learners address the
impact of organizational culture, structure, operations, services, and
financing on outcomes to optimize results in a health care organization.
Prerequisite(s): HCM5310, MBA5006.
|4 quarter credits|
Earning your MBA can help prepare you to lead in a dynamic, evolving field as you explore these and other critical areas of focus.
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Powerful databases and resources relevant to your field and dedicated, experienced librarians to help you do the research.
For this team, it’s more than resumes and interview tips. It’s about thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Learn how Capella is at the convergence of patient care and business.
The influence of education on the future of health care.
An MBA can help you develop key business skills. Check out these four MBA programs that may help as you advance your career.
Here are just some of the career paths to
explore with our online MBA Health Care Management.
*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.
While the health care field offers a variety of career paths and focus areas, some of the more common paths include:
Put your business acumen and management skills to good use by leading at some of the highest levels within the complex and dynamic health care field.
Job titles to explore may include working as a clinical manager, practice manager, program director, health director, or chief executive officer in physician’s offices, hospitals, and insurance carriers.
Become an expert in one of the fastest growing manufacturing industries by overseeing ongoing activities related to medical and other health-related products.
Job titles to explore may include working as an account manager, administrative director, or executive director for pharmaceutical or medical manufacturing organizations.
Help influence faculty and undergraduate and graduate students in the field of health care, and motivate others to make an impact at an organizational level.
Job titles to explore may include working as an administrative director, program director, or executive director for colleges and universities.
Multiple factors, including prior experience, geography, and degree field, affect career outcomes, and Capella does not guarantee a job, promotion, salary increase, or other career growth.
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