We Are Professionally-Aligned
Focused on both immediate on-the-job impact and long-term success, Capella partners with employers and key professional organizations to design health care programs that align with the latest industry standards. Courses are also designed around real-world application to ensure you gain the skills and knowledge you need to increase the quality of care, boost population health, and reduce overall cost of health care. Hundreds of health care employers—including hospitals, clinics, and care centers—partner with and trust Capella to develop the most relevant curriculum year after year.
Capella: An Accredited University
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Higher Learning Commission is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.
Vila Health™ and Riverbend City™: Capella's Exclusive Virtual Labs
Our online health care administration and public health degrees are designed to deliver skills you can apply directly to your career right now. To meet the demands of an evolving health care system and the changing needs of patients, Capella has designed virtual labs with Vila Health™ and Riverbend City™ to practice solving real health care challenges. Through these simulations, you will quickly gain the interprofessional leadership skills and competencies that can make an impact in your career.
Compare Our Tuition
Capella's MHA program is 12% less than the average tuition of five competitive online MHA programs, saving you over $3,000.
1 $22,272 is the total MHA cost assuming 48 credits at $464 per credit.
2 $25,312 is the average MHA tuition of 5 competitive online MHA programs, calculated from the university's 2012-2013 total program cost listing.
Meet Our Distinguished Faculty
Our graduate health care faculty all have doctoral degrees, and many members have served as leaders of regional, national and international organizations including major hospitals, care providers, pharmaceutical companies, public health organizations, and Veterans Administration.
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Kimberly Appling Master's in Health Administration
Dr. Janet Balke has high expectations for us all and makes us challenge ourselves. Moreover, she has a passion for educating others and encourages us to learn.
Between 2010 and 2020 there will be 5.6 million job openings in health care occupations.
Georgetown University-Center on Education and the Workforce. Study Title: Healthcare, June 2012. (pg 12)
Start Now, Save up to $5,000
New students who start an eligible health care program between January and April 2015 and pass their first course and meet all other eligibility requirements are eligible to receive a scholarship $1,500 for health administration certificate programs, $4,000 for MHA programs, or $5,000 for DHA programs.
Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.
10% Military Discount
Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 10% tuition discount on graduate programs.
Employer Tuition Reimbursement
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to their employees — even those without a formal program. Check with your HR department or manager to see if you are eligible.
Employer & Association Discounts
Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.
Students in certain programs have access to free online textbooks.
Accelerated PhD Courseload
For doctoral programs based on cost per quarter, rather than the number of credits, you can maximize your courseload and complete your degree faster — saving money on tuition.
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Learn Online Anywhere, Anytime
At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your degree on a schedule that fits your life. In our online course rooms, students and faculty participate in discussions at different times throughout the week. You will not attend class at a specific date and time, but you can expect to complete weekly assignments, reading, and participation requirements.