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This program is designed for mid-level health care managers who want to set themselves apart from their peers and advance to higher levels in their field. Capella's Master of Health Administration focuses on reflection, professionalism and ethics, communication, collaboration, and problem-solving.

Outcome goals and graduates' proficiency levels

These results show recent Capella graduates' proficiency levels in the expected learning outcomes for this program. Faculty make this assessment in the capstone course—the final course in which Capella students demonstrate what they’ve learned.

2017-2018 Demonstration of Program Outcomes

Master of Health Administration

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Translate strategy to develop and maintain optimal organizational performance in health care settings.

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Create an organizational climate that values and supports employees and colleagues in health care settings.

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Facilitate a change process involving patients, communities, and professionals in the improvement and delivery of health care and wellness.

Capella Learning and Career Outcomes - Master of Health Administration Outcomes

Outcome Demonstrations
Source: Aggregated faculty judgments of learner demonstration of program outcomes from Q2 2017 — Q1 2018 capstone courses.

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

  • Health Care Leadership
  • Health Care Informatics
  • Health Care Operations
  • General Health Administration

Quality and Professional Relevance

  • Capella's MHA curriculum is designed around the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) Competency Model™.
  • Capella's MHA program features a collaborative, problem-based learning model that incorporates industry best practices and the knowledge and skill sets expected by leading health care organizations.
  • Capella's MHA program uses simulations, group problem-solving, and real-time coaching sessions to strengthen the collaboration and communication skills needed by health care leaders.

Master of Health Administration Degree Program Graduates

Data from graduates of the Master of Health Administration degree program have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

The graphs below show some key findings from Capella's Alumni Outcomes Survey. We use this information to help improve our courses, programs and services and to give you an idea of how alumni are using their degrees.

      Career Preparation

      Master of Health Administration Graduates  

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Career Preparation

Master of Health Administration Graduates

 The skills and knowledge have been immediately applicable to my career: 58%

 My degree has positioned me to achieve my professional ambitions: 67%

 Capella's competency based curriculum has prepared me for the needs of my profession: 75%

 

Percentage of respondents who answered "strongly agree" or "agree"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2017 - Q1 2018.

Career  & Professional Accomplishments

Master of Health Administration Graduates

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Career and Professional Accomplishments
Master of Health Administration Graduates

 Made a significant contribution to my profession: 55%

 Successfully changed jobs and-or-careers: 30%

 Assumed leadership responsibilities: 50%

 Received a salary increase: 50%

 Received a promotion: 45%

Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography, and degree field, affect career outcomes, and Capella does not guarantee a job, promotion, salary increase, or other career growth.

Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item.

Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2017 – Q1 2018.

Master of Health Administration Degree Program Graduates

Data from graduates of the Master of Health Administration degree program have been combined for these Student Experience results.

The graphs below show some key findings from Capella's Alumni Outcomes Survey. We use this information to help improve our courses, programs and services and to give you an idea of how alumni feel about Capella and what general skills and abilities they gained.

Satisfaction With Capella

Master of Health Administration Graduates

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Satisfaction with Capella
Master of Health Administration Graduates

 I have or intend to recommend Capella: 66%

 I am satisfied with my Capella education: 93%

 Capella gave me the most efficient direct path to completing my degree: 89%

 

Percentage of respondents who answered affirmatively.
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2017 – Q1 2018.

Skills & Abilities

Master of Health Administration Graduates

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Skills & Abilities
Master of Health Administration Graduates

Write clearly, accurately, and professionally; use sources appropriately : 100%

 Communicate thoughts and ideas in varied settings : 100%

 Show ethical conduct reflecting values and beliefs of discipline : 100%

 Show knowledge of field; respect contributions of other fields : 100%

 Analyze theoretical issues or investigate real-world phenomena, create knowledge : 100%

 Locate, evaluate and communicate information; address legal, professional, other issues : 100%

 Critically examine, analyze, and evaluate thinking using intellectual standards and creativity : 100%

 Critically evaluate, select, and use discipline-appropriate technology : 100%

 Show appreciation for group and individual differences : 100%

 Demonstrate effective leadership in diverse environments : 100%

 Apply the specialized knowledge associated with professional practice area : 100%

 

Percentage of respondents who rated themselves as "proficient" or "exceptional" on ability to demonstrate the skill or ability on the job.
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2017 – Q2 2018.

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"I was learning how to do my job better, more thoroughly, and now I have marketing tools, I have finance tools, strategic planning, being able to put the plan together."

Tiffany Morey, MS

2010 Graduate

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Specialization in Organization/Management