MBA (Hospital and Health Management)

MBA programme in Hospital and Health Management, two-year, full-time programme is designed to equip you with the skills necessary to excel in healthcare management. The industry-focused curriculum integrates management competencies with healthcare systems management, allowing students to effectively manage public health programmes, public health facilities, corporate and government hospitals, and consultancy projects. Students will be exposed to a wide range of topics such as healthcare policy, health economics, healthcare finance, healthcare operations management and other relevant courses. Our expert faculty members are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience, ensuring that students receive the highest quality education. Our state-of-the-art facilities provide you with access to cutting-edge technology, enabling students to stay ahead of the curve. Upon completion of our programme, students will have access to lucrative career opportunities in the healthcare industry, both domestically and internationally. Students will be well-equipped to tackle the challenges that arise in the field of healthcare management, making our students a highly sought-after candidate in the job market.

Programme Educational Objectives

PEO 1 To develop skills in planning and managing healthcare organizations.
PEO 2 To participate and contribute to the formulation of public health policies.
PEO 3 To enhance the decision-making and administrative competence of the students to enable them to face challenges of the healthcare industry.
PEO 4 To promote knowledge through applied and conceptual research relevant to management and to disseminate this knowledge through publications.
PEO 5 To collaborate with other institutions in India and abroad in furtherance of professional exposure.
PEO 6 To take management education towards institution building in a meaningful manner.

Programme Outcome

PO 1 Understand the latest concepts and techniques of management and their application in making the managerial roles of the participants efficient and effective
PO 2 Develop skills of analyzing, diagnosing, and solving operational problems in the delivery of healthcare and hospital services.
PO 3 Learn about appropriate strategies for effective planning, implementation and evaluation of institutional and community-based health and family welfare programme.
PO 4 Learn the application of qualitative and quantitative analytical tools as applicable to health and hospital management related problems.
PO 5 Understand and appreciate methodologies of health/hospital management training and develop skills with focus on strategic responsibility for training and human resource development for health care delivery.
PO 6 Enlarge the outlook and vision of participants about the larger background and context of health care and health management in their historical, sociological, and cultural framework.
PO 7 Learn to promote the efficient and equitable allocation of resources and development of strategies to promote public health and cost-effective healthcare.
PO 8 Understand application of scientific approach to reduce cost of care through better material and money management

Programme Structure

First Year

Core Courses

Term 1

  • Health and Development
  • Principles of Management
  • Health Policy and Health Care Delivery System
  • Bio-Statistics
  • Essentials of Epidemiology
  • Essentials of Demography

Term 2

  • Organization Behavior
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Essentials of Health Economics and Financing
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovations in Health Care

Term 3

  • National Health Programmes
  • Behaviour Change Communication (CPM)
  • Business Communication
  • Financial Management
  • Essentials of Hospital Service
  • Research Methods
  • Digital Health

Second Year

In the second year, the students are required to opt for Hospital or Health Management. The following specialized courses are offered in the respective streams:

Hospital Management

Term 4

  • Organization and Management of Clinical Services
  • Organization and Management of Support Services
  • Organization and Management of Utility Services
  • Material and Equipment Management
  • Hospital Preparedness for Disaster Management

Term 5

  • Strategic Management
  • Quality Management and Patients’ Safety
  • Digital Health
  • Hospital Management Information System
  • Marketing Management of Hospital Services
  • Hospital Planning and Facility Management

Term 6

  • Health Insurance and Managed Care
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Legal Framework in Health Care
  • Operations Management in Hospitals
  • Management Accounting

Health Management

Term 4

  • Applied Demography and Population Dynamics
  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Health Survey Research Methods
  • Data Management and Analysis
  • NGO Management

Term 5

  • Program Planning, Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Digital Health
  • Strategic Management
  • Health Management Information System
  • Quality Management and Patients’ Safety

Term 6

  • Health Insurance and Managed Care
  • Operations Research
  • International Health
  • Public Health Emergency Management
  • Legal Framework in Health Care

Summer Training

Each student is required to work with an organization, on a project, for a period of eight weeks at the end of the first year. The objective is to allow students an intense day-to-day interaction with organizations. Summer Training provides students exposure to the working of an origination in real time. It also helps students to develop managerial skills, competencies and facilitate an informed career choice by the students. Performance of the students during summer training is assessed by way of report from the institution and poster presentation.

Elective Courses

Elective courses are offered depending on current industry needs, student’s requirement and their interests.

Dissertation and Internship

Each student is required to submit a dissertation involving primary research in his/her area of interest. The dissertation includes a critical review of literature of specific area of interest, data collection, and analysis on the selected problem. The dissertation must be completed in the second year to qualify for the degree.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A Graduate from any discipline with 50% or above [45% or above for SC/ST/OBC/ EWS/ PwD] aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • Candidates in the final year of the bachelor's degree may also apply. If they would furnish evidence of meeting the minimum eligibility criteria by September'2024

Selection Procedure

The eligible candidates will be invited for the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). Final selection of the candidate is based on his/her performance in the qualifying examination, score in CAT/ XAT/ NMAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ IIHMR-U MAT, Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI) as under:

Qualification (Graduation Marks) 30
Group discussion 15
Personal interview 20
Maximum Marks 100

* More weightage will be given to national level entrance tests i.e. CAT/ XAT/ NMAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/GPAT over IIHMR-U MAT at the sole discretion of the Admission committee
Candidates are required to bring their original documents at the time of reporting.

Education Loan Assistance

All major banks provide bank loan for this course. Students who wish to apply for the bank loan may formally take admission in the university by paying their first installment. The student may share the bank and branch where he/she wish to apply for an education loan, the admission department will help the aspiring students understand the loan procedure and the required documents as per the bank will be provided upon request.

How To Apply

First Mover | Till 29th February 24 | Rs. 1000
Early Bird | Till 31st May 24 | Rs. 1200
Last Date | Till 31st July 24 | Rs. 1500

  • Registration Fee for IIHMR UMAT Examination - Rs. 500 only
  • Student will be allowed to take IIHMR UMAT maximum three times which includes first attempt in addition to two retake attempts. Fee of Rs. 500 will be applicable for each retake of IIHMR UMAT.
  • No Fee is applicable for rescheduling IIHMR UMAT or GD-PI
  • Registration fee for IIHMR UMAT as well as Application fee is not refundable under any circumstances