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Health care Career Path

Take the next step toward advancing in your health care career

Health care professionals with both business and leadership skills are needed. A degree from Capella can help you develop functional expertise, business acumen and a solid understanding of contemporary health care management practices. 

Make an impact on health care with a degree from Capella

You’re ready to take your health care career to the next level. At Capella we provide comprehensive degree programs, experienced faculty and an innovative platform to help you enhance your skills as a health care leader. 

Innovative

Benefit from Capella’s innovative approach to delivering education how and when best fits your needs. Our FlexPath learning format provides a competency-based curriculum that is self-paced and flexible.

Holistic

Experience online degree programs that reflect and complement the holistic nature of the health care system. Learn to bring together all aspects of the health care business cycle, including optimizing operational efficiency, improving organizational health and increasing the quality of patient care.

Respected

Capella is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission with specialized degree accreditations from CCNE, ABET, ACBSP and more.

Explore Capella’s Health Care Degree Programs

Learn about the online degree programs that can help you prepare to advance in the business of health care. Use this resource to find information on specific courses as well.

Capella University Faculty Spotlight

Our faculty lead the transformation of higher education. They embrace technology as a way to extend access to education. Explore all faculty.

Ben Spedding, DHA, MA

Health Administration Faculty Chair

Lisa Kreeger, PhD, RN

Interim Dean, School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Todd Wilson, PhD

Dean, School of Business, Technology, and Health Administration 

Capella Alumni Satisfaction

Nursing Graduates

95% of nursing alumni are satisfied with their Capella education.*

Public Health Graduates

94% of public health alumni would recommend Capella to friends, family, and colleagues.*

Alumni Outcomes Survey, 2019 - 2020

Health Administration Graduates

95% of health administration alumni are satisfied with their Capella education.*

Accredited Online Degree Programs

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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

“As innovative leaders in higher education, Capella has developed a broad range of clinical and non-clinical degree programs that address the complexities and challenges of today’s health care industry.”

Cathleen Wheatley
DNP, RN, CENP
President, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center & Sr. Vice President of Clinical Operations, Wake Forest Baptist Health

Health Care Industry Insights and Resources

The Value of Interprofessional Education in Health Care

What is interprofessional education, and why is it especially important in the health care field?

What is the Business of Health Care Blog?

What is the business side of health care and why does it matter? Learn how Capella is at the convergence of patient care and business.

The Difference Between an MHA and MBA in Health Care Management

Review the similarities and differences in an MHA and MBA with a health care focus.

Take the next step

Get started on your journey now by connecting with an enrollment counselor. See how Capella may be a good fit for you, and start the application process.