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Total program credits needed for graduation: 48

One academic quarter is three months. You will have a three-week break between each quarter.

To learn more, call 866.739.7380, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.

Core Courses

Twelve required courses, 48 quarter credits

NHS5004
Collaboration, Communication, and Case Analysis for Health Care Master's Learners (4 quarter credits)
MHA5006
Health Care Finance and Reimbursement (4 quarter credits)
MHA5010
Strategic Health Care Planning (4 quarter credits)
MHA5012
Organizational Leadership and Governance* (4 quarter credits)
MHA5019
Project Management and Team Leadership* (4 quarter credits)
NHS6004
Health Care Law and Policy (4 quarter credits)
NHS6008
Economics and Decision Making in Health Care (4 quarter credits)
MHA5020
Health Administration Capstone* (4 quarter credits)

Specialization Courses

MHA5014
Health Care Quality, Risk, and Regulatory Compliance* (4 quarter credits)
MHA5016
Introduction to Health Information Systems* (4 quarter credits)

In addition, choose two from the following courses:

MHA5021
Health Administration Field Experience*+ (4 quarter credits)
MHA5022
Human Capital Management in Health Care* (4 quarter credits)
MHA5024
Health Care Consumerism and Marketing* (4 quarter credits)
MHA5026
Facilities and Capital Asset Management* (4 quarter credits)
MHA5028
Comparative Models of Global Health Systems *(4 quarter credits)
MHA5030
Health Care Policy Drivers* (4 quarter credits)
MHA5032
Policy and Legislative Development Processes* (4 quarter credits)

*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.

+Learners are responsible for the cost of their travel, accommodations, food, and other expenses associated with this course.

What Can I Expect?

Most students take one to two courses at a time. One course typically requires 10 to 12 hours of study per week.

Courses are divided into 10 weekly units. Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each week.

In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.

Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.

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If you’re highly motivated, looking to save time and money, and crave the freedom and flexibility of setting your own pace, you may want to consider FlexPath. Rather than face weekly deadlines, you’ll work at your own pace to complete a series of assessments for each course.

There’s no limit to the number of courses you can complete per session — you’ll still pay the same flat tuition rate every 12 weeks.

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Transfer Credits

There are many ways to reduce tuition costs, including transferring credits which may help save time and money. You can transfer up to 12 credits into this specialization.

Take an Individual Course

Whether you're completing additional credits for your own education, want to see if online learning is right for you, or are simply interested in a specific topic, you can enroll in many of Capella's online courses without committing to a degree program. We recommend speaking with an enrollment counselor to discuss your goals and ensure that the credits you earn now may be applicable to a Capella degree program.

Learn more about individual courses

To learn more, call 866.739.7380, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.