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MHA in Health Care Informatics
Master of Health Administration

With enhanced skills in health care data and informatics, you can improve the lives of patients and help usher in a new era in health care. The online MHA in Health Care Informatics from Capella builds your expertise to face health care challenges in the real world. This program is designed to equip you with the skills you need to pursue director-level and leadership positions in a variety of health care settings.

Choose a learning format that fits your busy life and career, so you can stay balanced and get the most out of your program.

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 June 6

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

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 7 Core courses
  • 4 Specialization courses
  • 1 Capstone
  • 48 Total quarter credits
  • 12 Maximum transfer credits

With FlexPath, you can earn your MHA in 14 months for $12,000.*

*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 Health Care Informatics.

Job titles to explore

  • Chief clinical informatics officer
  • Director of clinical informatics
  • Project manager
  • Clinical manager
  • Program director
  • Business analyst
  • Data analyst

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.

The Difference Between Health Care and Nursing Informatics

Learn more about how health care and nursing informatics are related—and how they’re different.

How Disruptors in Health Care Demand a New Style of Leadership

Many industries are facing disruption as a result of technology, globalization, climate change, demographic shifts, and more. See how that’s affecting organizational management.

The Value of Interprofessional Education in Health Care

John Schmidt, DNP, core faculty in Capella University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences and DNP program lead, provides some insights about interprofessional education.