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MBA in Health Care Management
Master of Business Administration

Grow your expertise in a dynamic field with an online Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management from Capella. Learn how to navigate the business side of health care, and harness the power of critical thinking to drive organizational success. This program develops advanced skills in leadership, operations, marketing, finance, data analytics, and strategy. It can prepare you to pursue mid-level or senior positions in health care organizations, or organizations that serve the health care industry. Choose GuidedPath or FlexPath learning format to fit your busy life.

Two flexible online learning formats

To meet the needs of your busy life, we offer two 100% competency-based online learning formats—GuidedPath and FlexPath Is FlexPath right for you?

Professional leadership skills

Throughout your program you’ll expand your ability to see the big picture, think strategically, find solutions, and lead teams.

Influence others with data

Learn to shape organizational decisions with analytics and data storytelling—these critical skills are developed throughout your program.

Classes start September 12

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

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 7 Core courses
  • 3 Specialization courses
  • Capstone
  • 45 Total credits (12 max transfer)

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

*Based on the 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.

What can you do with an MBA in Health Care Management 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 MBA in Health Care Management.

Job titles to explore

  • Clinical manager
  • Chief executive officer
  • Health director
  • Program director
  • Administrative director
  • Medical director
  • Practice manager
  • Account manager
  • Executive director

Potential employment settings to explore

  • Hospital
  • Insurance carrier
  • Physician’s office
  • Outpatient care center
  • Home health care service
  • Outpatient care center
  • Pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing
  • College or university
  • Community or technical college

*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.

What is the Business Side of Health Care and Why does it Matter?

Learn about the convergence of patient care and business—and why the health industry needs both.

How Disruptors in Health Care Demand a New Style of Leadership

What is the future of health care? Learn how innovative leadership styles are changing the industry.

Nurse Practitioner Expands Skillset with MBA

A full-time nurse and student describes how pursuing an MBA fits into her career aspirations.