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Apply evidence-based, change management in complex, dynamic health care environments.
Develop high-performing teams by inspiring excellence and leading talent development in health care organizations.
Develop and enhance the way you lead through introspection and reflection on personal leadership skills.
Implement planning and health care administration strategies for optimal performance of health care organizations.
Improve systems-level outcomes through interprofessional collaboration.
Analyze data for actions based on established benchmarks as well as organizational goals and performance.
Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.
Use evidence-based best practices in change leadership while working
one-on-one with a coach to develop your own leadership style.
The curriculum for this program is designed around the National Center for Health Care Leadership Competency Model™.
Learn with, and from, other health care professionals to gain perspective and problem-solving skills to achieve common goals.
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.
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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.
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The MHA, Health Care Leadership curriculum features collaborative, practice-based learning while covering topics like change leadership, coaching, team collaboration, and professional development.
Health Administration Change Leadership
Learners in this course examine evidence-based approaches to change
leadership, process management, and organizational design in complex,
dynamic health care environments. Learners apply analytical and
innovative thinking to complex problems related to guiding change by
using knowledge of theory and past trends to develop effective
solutions. Learners reflect on their own ability to manage change and
identify stretch goals for their future development in change
|4 quarter credits|
Team Development and Personal Leadership in Health Care Settings
In this course, learners receive personalized coaching and apply
coaching techniques in a real-world setting. Learners demonstrate
their knowledge of talent development, team leadership,
professionalism, and interpersonal understanding. Learners also
evaluate their own leadership skills through introspective
investigation, reflection, and coaching, and then use these skills to
construct their own personal leadership plan.
|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|
Organizational Leadership and Governance
Learners in this course examine and articulate the fundamental
concepts and principles of health care organization management and
leadership, including governance, cost-effective decision making, and
managing and leading stakeholders and staff. Learners identify best
practices for mobilizing, managing, and improving employee,
organization, stakeholder, and community commitment and for creating
employee-centered organizations that foster professional and
organizational accountability. Learners also analyze an organizational
leadership structure and governance plan and examine how to apply team
leadership skills to initiate change.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in MHA5010.
|4 quarter credits|
Project Management and Team Leadership
Learners in this course gain the project management and team
leadership skills, including communication, collaboration, and
interpersonal understanding, necessary for managing a major health
care-related project initiative. Learners evaluate a project scenario
and address issues associated with project planning and performance.
In addition, learners develop an understanding of resource allocation,
risk management, project reporting, financing, and return-oninvestment
Prerequisite(s): MHA5006, MHA5012, NHS6008.
|4 quarter credits|
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online MHA in Health Care Leadership 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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