Structure of the Programme

The programme is of two years duration. It comprises four semesters; three semesters of interactive and experiential classroom teaching frequented with hospital visits followed by one semester of internship. The curriculum is designed to build the requisite knowledge and skills and develop suitable attributes and competencies in the students so as enable them to succeed in their careers as effective administrators and managers in the various domains of the healthcare sector. It is a unique blend of classroom teaching, practical training, and experiential exercises, field visits, extensive industry interface in the form of guest lectures, conferences, and course modules taught by industry experts.
The first year, spanning two semesters, aims at cultivating multi-disciplinary skills in health systems, hospital management, communication skills, and core management disciplines. During the first semester, students undertake hospital observation visits. After the completion of the second semester, students undergo extensive practical training for eight weeks as part of summer project work. The courses in the third semester aim at developing in-depth knowledge about different healthcare branches followed by sixteen weeks of internship leading to a dissertation in the fourth and final semester.

Programme Modules

The following is a tentative list of semester-wise modules that will be offered as part of the Programme. However, based on the emerging needs, inputs from the Academic Advisory Board and other domain experts, student expectations, market demand etc. the Programme offering may be fine-tuned.

Semester I

  • Basics of Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Principles of Management and Organization Behavior
  • Biostatistics
  • Public Health & Epidemiology
  • Essentials of Hospital Planning & Administration
  • Human Resource Management & Organization learning
  • Communication Skills for Hospital Managers
  • Information Technology Basics
  • Field Visit , Know Your Hospital


Semester II

  • Health Economics
  • Operations Research
  • Business Research Methods
  • Materials and Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Management – I
  • Quality Management in Healthcare
  • Hospital Information Systems & Healthcare I.T.
  • Personality Development
  • Database Management System Analysis & Design
  • Health Law, Ethics & Regulations
  • Data Analytics for Hospitals
  • Summer Project (Internship)


Semester III

  • Marketing of Healthcare Services
  • Operations Management for Hospitals
  • Strategy Management
  • Financial Management – II
  • Health Insurance
  • Health laws, Ethics & Regulations
  • Health Insurance
  • Quality Accreditation
  • Medical Audit
  • Risk Management in Hospitals


Semester IV

Sixteen weeks of Internship, Dissertation & Placement.