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Health Care Administration Degrees & Certificates

Take the lead in Health Care

Support ongoing improvements in patient care and outcomes with online education. Capella makes it possible to live your life while also earning your degree.

Flexible, online degrees in health administration

Use your energy, and your passion, to make a difference and improve patient care. We’ve reshaped education so that you can grow your skills in a range of workplace settings—from hospitals and long-term care facilities, to pharmacies and health insurance companies—while living your life.

Choose the degree level that fits you: we have bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in health administration.

Select programs are also available with FlexPath, our self-paced learning format that can flex with your busy schedule. The faster you move, the more you save.


Doctor of Health Administration

 Lead at the top of your field as you improve health care systems and collaborate interprofessionally to solve real-life organizational issues.


Master of Health Administration

Learn to improve the patient experience, keep health care costs down, and work with others to boost the health of the greater population in this interprofessional program.


BS in Health Care Administration

Positively affect health care outcomes and specialize in leadership or health information management in this program designed to give you immediately applicable health care skills. Choose between two degree plans.

Individual courses

Move closer towards your goals, one course at a time. Take an individual Capella course in subject areas including health care administration, counseling, psychology, nursing, business, and more.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes.

Accredited & recognized

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

The Capella difference

Expert advisory board: Capella’s School of Business, Technology, and Health Care Administration Advisory Board ensures your curriculum is developed with the insight and support of industry leaders.

Learn it today, do it tomorrow: With Capella’s competency-based approach, your coursework is designed to help you gain immediately applicable skills.

World-class faculty: You’ll gain real-world perspectives and insights from faculty who are recognized for both academic and industry expertise.

Immersive learning experiences: In our virtual health care simulation tool, you’ll practice real-life scenarios in a safe environment.

"I appreciated Capella’s method for classwork—allowing me to build friendships among the fellow DHA students, all with diverse careers and at varying stages of the program. I even created a solid network among administrators and faculty.”

Shad Smith* Doctor of Health Administration
*Actual Capella student who agreed to appear in our promotional materials.

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Ready for the next step?

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