Capella University

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3389

Program Details

Health care management is one of the fastest growing fields in America, and shows no signs of slowing. Among the most sought after positions, a master's degree has become the standard credential, and for many companies, a way to screen out applicants who don't have one. Capella University's online MBA in Health Care Management program strengthens your business acumen and prepares you to play a critical role in an industry that hinges on forward-thinking and effective leadership.

Helping you build a solid foundation of business knowledge along with high-level skills, our online MBA Health Care Management program offers:

  • Integrated business disciplines to prepare you to excel in a cross-functional business environment
  • Simulation scenarios and a personalized Capstone project that allows you to blend knowledge gained throughout the program and apply it to a project meaningful to your career
  • MBA Central, your gateway to program news and resources, including current business information, events, networking, and exchanges with experts, faculty, and peers
  • Mobile-access learning that fits into your busy lifestyle

Furthermore, Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

Students in Capella’s MBA with a specialization in Health Care Management program have the opportunity to earn a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Business Management. Comprised entirely of MBA courses, this certificate provides an opportunity to earn a marketable credential in as little as 8 months—while you progress through your program. Whether you’re making a career change or looking for advancement in your current field, Capella’s Business Management certificate will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and academic credential to support your goals.

With your Master's in Health Care Management from Capella, you'll learn to use strategic thinking and planning in order to analyze the mission, vision, and goals of health care organizations. You'll also learn how to evaluate the current issues and policies present in health care management in regards to economic, sociological, and political methodologies.

You can also earn your MBA with a specialization in Health Care Management with Capella's FlexPath, a revolutionary way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll make the most of the knowledge and experience you already have while developing and demonstrating new skills and knowledge at your own pace. You will achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs – and earn the same degree – only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Common jobs with an online program in health care management include: ambulatory care center director, clinical director/manager, health care consultant, managed care manager nurse manager, nutrition service manager, and practice manager. Potential workplaces include: home health care service, insurance company, medical or diagnostic laboratory, nursing and residential care facility, physician office, and private hospital.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      48
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Quarter Credit
    • In State Rate:
      $780.00
    • Out of State Rate:
      $780.00
    • Additional Fees :
      $900.00
    • Fees Overview :
      • Resource Kit (per quarter): $150
    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $38,340.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $38,340.00
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    Requirements

    Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements. 

    Basic requirements for all programs:

    • Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
    • Acknowledgement agreement
    • All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
    • Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
    • Minimum GPA as defined by your program

    Minimum level of education required:

    • Must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

    • 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

    The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org) has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. For full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations, go to www.capella.edu/university-accreditation.

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    Disclosure

    Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credentials, job placement or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner’s responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the school’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University at 1.866.679.9687 for more information.

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