DHA – Health Policy and Advocacy
Capella University

Program Details

With a focus on improving the quality of patient care through policy change and advocacy, Capella offers this online Doctorate of Healthcare Administration. You’ll gain the expertise to lead within your organization, as you tackle challenging issues and implement strategic changes that directly impact patients’ care and services. This online doctorate from Capella integrates a practicum and capstone project. Courses likely taught as a part of the curriculum include:

  • Health Policy in the United States
  • Global Health Policy
  • Health Care Policy Processes
  • Health Data Analytics in Quality

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission: www.hlcommission.org, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)