Master of Health Administration Program

School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Find your focus as a leader with a master of health administration

Prepare to meet today’s difficult health care challenges with an online graduate program where learning fits into your life, not the other way around.

Somewhere between reaching for your goals as a health care professional and living your life, there’s a balance. We get that. That’s why we offer a robust graduate degree program that flexes with your schedule.

Get ready for a leadership role in a health care organization with a master’s in health administration from Capella University. You’ll gain real-world knowledge and skills in health care systems and technology, and ethical and professional standards of practice, and more.

And you can choose how you meet your goals. Select specializations are available with FlexPath, our self-paced learning format—the faster you move, the more you save.

With FlexPath, you can earn your MHA in 12 months and under $10,000.*

*Based on fastest 25% 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.

MHA program specializations

Discover the Master of Health Administration specialization that’s right for you, and explore admissions requirements, costs, and courses.

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

Reduce your tuition by $3,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $3K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree.

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The Capella difference

Prepare to advance in a career as a health administration professional.

Two learning formats: Choose the option that fits: GuidedPath, a flexible, yet structured approach or FlexPath, a self-paced format.

Interprofessional education: Share courses with other nursing and public health practitioners to learn about, from, and with others in the industry.

Professional relevance: Our curriculum is credible and relevant, designed around the National Center for Health Care Leadership Competency Model™ (NCHL).

Expert advisory board: Capella’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences Advisory Board ensures your curriculum is developed with the insight and support of industry leaders.

Immersive learning experiences: In our virtual health care simulation tool, you’ll be able to practice what you’re learning in a safe environment.

Exclusive learner success lab: Support to help you manage your time and resources so you can stay on top of your studies and reach your goals.

Health Administration career insights

Master of Health Administration vs. MBA in Health Care Management

Want to take the next step in your health care management education? Discover the difference between an MHA and an MBA.

The Value of Interprofessional Education in Health Care

Learn what interprofessional education is and why it’s important in the health care field.

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