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MHA in General Health Administration
Master of Health Administration

Our online Master of Health Administration (MHA) offers an innovative, flexible way to earn a master’s that can help you advance toward your professional and personal goals in this field. This program features interprofessional, practice-based learning that covers a broad range of topics in health administration, from patient care to business strategy. You’ll develop skills that can help you solve today’s complex health care challenges and gain the insight and expertise required to make a real impact on patient and organizational outcomes.

Choice of learning formats

We offer two online learning formats, GuidedPath and FlexPath, so you can pick the one that meets your needs. Is FlexPath right for you?

Employer partnerships

Capella University partners with more than 400 health care employers, including leading hospital systems and insurance providers.

Interprofessional learning

Share your learning and insights with nursing and public health students in related degree programs as part of Capella’s interprofessional course structure.

Classes start January 9

Use the code AUTUMN to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 8 Core courses
  • 4 Specialization courses
  • 48 Total quarter credits
  • 12 Maximum transfer credits

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.

What can you do with an MHA degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion, or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with an MHA in General Health Administration.

Job titles to explore

  • Clinical manager
  • Program director
  • Health director
  • Chief executive officer
  • Administrative director
  • Health manager
  • Chief operating officer
  • Practice manager
  • Business analyst
  • Health administrator

Employment settings to explore

  • Hospital
  • Ambulatory care service
  • Insurance carrier

*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.

Articles and resources

Expand your perspective on academic and career topics with articles and resources from Capella University.

A Nurse at the Intersection of Finance and Health Care

Nurse and sponsored Capella University student Nacole Riccaboni sees a powerful opportunity for a career combining health care and business/finance. Learn more about her decision.

How does FlexPath work?

There's so many things that make FlexPath unique. Learn more about what you can expect to see as a FlexPath student.

What Is the Business Side of Health Care?

People often think of health care in terms of doctors, nurses, and lab technicians—but how does it work from a business perspective?