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$50 application fee (waived w/promo SPRING)
* 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 may apply.
Earn up to 12 credits for your Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) certification.
Our curriculum is aligned to Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) standards.
Our curriculum is credible and relevant, designed around the National Center for Health Care Leadership Competency Model™ (NCHL).
Share your learning and insights with nursing and public health students completing related degree programs as part of Capella’s interprofessional course structure.
In our exclusive virtual health care simulation tool Vila Health™ you’ll practice real-world scenarios in a safe learning environment.
Our distinguished MHA faculty are industry leaders, bringing real-world relevance into the courseroom to enrich your education, and career.
These experts will set you up for success. They’ll help you find the right degree and program, and answer all your questions about Capella.
Advisors know the details of your program. Got questions about courses? Instructors? Resources? Advisors have answers.
Our team knows how to run the numbers and help find ways to save on costs.
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.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Our self-paced learning format lets you take courses at your own
speed, moving onto the next course when you're ready.
*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.
Develop insights into processes and best practices in health informatics with our MHA in Health Care Informatics, including topics such as electronic medical records, workflow, meaningful use, change management, and more.
Health Care Information Systems Analysis and Design for Administrators
In this course, learners examine the many aspects of health care
information systems, including project management, data, and database
concepts as components of systems analysis and design. Learners
evaluate, analyze, and classify various systems in order to gain a
better understanding of their inner workings. Learners also research
and apply current trends in health care informatics.
|4 quarter credits|
Leadership, Management, and Meaningful Use of Health Care Technology
In this course, learners analyze leadership and management principles
used in health informatics. Learners examine the alignment of
information technology with clinical operations, as well as the
meaningful use of health care technology in effective organizational
communications. In addition, learners identify and articulate ethical
and legal policies and procedures for end users.
|4 quarter credits|
Strategic Health Care Planning
In this course, learners examine strategic orientation, planning, and
decision making in health care organizations and environments.
Learners analyze the political, legal, regulatory, organizational,
demographical, and multicultural implications of strategic planning
decisions and how those decisions impact communities and populations,
define best practices for health care organization staff development,
and balance the prioritization of organizational and regulatory needs
with feasible costeffective solutions. Learners also develop a
long-term strategic health care plan that includes information on
human resource requirements, technology needs, and financial
|4 quarter credits|
Cornerstones of Health Informatics for Organizational Operations
In this course, learners examine cornerstones of health informatics,
including security, confidentiality, and the maximization of
organizational operational efficiency, for health care administrators.
Learners investigate topics such as workflow, implementation, go-live
support, and information management.
|4 quarter credits|
A quick guide to how health care and nursing informatics are related and how they're different.
A look at the differences in nursing, health care, and IT informatics roles.
What is interprofessional education, and why is it especially important in the health care field?
Your education can help you reach your goals, professionally and personally. Here are some of the jobs and employment settings to consider with a Master of Health Administration, Health Care Informatics degree.
*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.
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