Master of Health Administration in General Health Administration
Capella University's Master of Health Administration with a specialization in General Health Administration is designed to teach students about health care consumerism, health care marketing, and other associated topics. Learn more about Capella University's Master of Health Administration with a specialization in General Health Administration here.
Official Program Name:
Master of Health Administration, General Health Administration specialization
School Offering Program:
Students who apply to Capella University's Master of Health Administration with a specialization in General Health Administration should hold a bachelor's degree. The bachelor's degree does not have to be in health administration, but it should be awarded from an academic institution that has been accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized agency. Additionally, there are no work experience requirements. Applicants to Capella University who are under 24 years of age must have completed at least two years of college or have some military status; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.
When students enroll in Capella University's Master of Health Administration with a specialization in General Health Administration, they have an opportunity to learn about health care finance and reimbursement, introduction to health information systems, organizational leadership and governance, health care policy and law, and survey of health care systems. Additionally, the degree program includes a capstone project and a field experience course. These two courses are completed towards the end of enrollment.
Total Credits Required:
Students enrolled in Capella University have several opportunities to reduce their tuition costs, including employer programs, veterans benefit programs, tuition discounts through corporate alliances, U.S. Armed Forces education benefits, and credit transfers. Federal and non-Federal loans and grants are available to qualifying students.
Required Courses for a Master of Health Administration, Specialization in General Health Administration:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Capella University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
- MHA 5002: Survey of Health Care Systems (4 credits)
- MHA 5004: Health Care Policy and Law (4 credits)
- MHA 5006: Health Care Finance and Reimbursement (4 credits)
- MHA 5008: Health Care Economics and Decision Making (4 credits)
- MHA 5010: Strategic Health Care Planning (4 credits)
- MHA 5012: Organizational Leadership and Governance (4 credits)
- MHA 5014: Health Care Quality, Risk, and Regulatory Compliance (4 credits)
- MHA 5016: Introduction to Health Information Systems (4 credits)
- MHA 5018: Health Care Research Methodologies (4 credits)
- MHA 5020: Health Administration Capstone (4 credits)
- MHA 5021: Health Administration Field Experience (4 credits)
- Choose 3 of the following:
- MHA 5022: Human Capital Management in Health (4 credits)
- MHA 5024: Human Care Consumerism and Marketing (4 credits)
- MHA 5026: Facilities and Capital Asset Management (4 credits)
- MHA 5028: Comparative Models of Global Health (4 credits)
- MHA 5038: Health Care Policy Drivers (4 credits)
- MHA 5032: Policy and Legislative Development (4 credits)
Furthering Your Education:
Students who have completed Capella University's Master of Health Administration with a specialization in General Health Administration have an opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree in a related field. Typically, graduates of doctoral degree programs work as professors and researchers and are employed by colleges and universities. However, some doctoral degree-holders choose to enter into the workforce and are employed by hospitals, nonprofit organizations, clinics, and other health-related companies.
Doctoral degrees that graduates could pursue include:
- Doctor of Health Administration
- Doctor of Public Health
- Doctor of Public Administration
Students who have finished Capella University's Master of Health Administration with a specialization in General Health Administration have an opportunity to pursue careers in the field. Some potential employers could include hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, Medical equipment suppliers, and nonprofits. Job candidates should have strong communication skills and be adept at solving problems.
Positions graduates may pursue include:
- Health care manager
- Health care policy analyst
- Health care consultant
- Health care executive
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
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