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Start the next chapter in your career as a health care professional. The MHA program at Capella is designed to elevate your fundamental skills and help you develop expertise in one of four specializations.
The online MHA program is designed to help equip you with real-world knowledge and skills in health care systems and technology, ethical and professional standards of practice and more.
As an MHA student, you’ll begin with core courses that lay the foundation for your program and help strengthen your skills in key areas of the field. From there, you’ll move into the coursework for your chosen specialization to grow your expertise and advance toward your final project.
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Applicants to the MHA program must provide the following information for admission:
GRE and GMAT are not required for admission.
View full admission requirements for each MHA specialization: General Health Administration, Health Care Informatics, Health Care Leadership, Health Care Operations
The total cost of your MHA program will depend on your learning format and specialization, scholarships and finances, transfer credits, academic performance and other factors.
Find detailed tuition information and cost scenarios for each MHA specialization: General Health Administration, Health Care Informatics, Health Care Leadership, Health Care Operations
Every professional journey is different. Your chosen specialization can help you leverage your unique passions and interests to build advanced expertise for the next phases of your career in health care.*
*Capella cannot guarantee any specific job, promotion, salary increase or other career outcomes. You will need to conduct your own research to understand what opportunities may be available to you. Note that some career paths may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications or other designations along with a degree.
Your lifestyle and learning preferences will factor into choosing a path for your MHA degree. FlexPath gives you the freedom to set your own deadlines and complete coursework at your own pace. GuidedPath offers a more structured approach with a fixed weekly schedule.
Not sure about FlexPath or GuidedPath? The Path Finder Quiz evaluates your learning style to help determine which learning format is better suited to your personal and professional goals.
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“As a busy mom, I loved the fact that Capella’s FlexPath program is self-paced, affordable and easily accessible. Being able to earn my master’s online for my desired career change was a game changer for me.”
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