Master Of Hospital Management


With the growing importance of healthcare industry across the globe, Hospital Management/Administration professionals have become much sought after. With healthcare industry in the private sector mushrooming all over, there is a need for not only appropriately qualified doctors but also for qualified and efficient hospital managers and administrators.

However, the job of a hospital manager is very demanding. Besides having an idea of healthcare industry, they should also have a strong background in finance, marketing and Computer Applications. They need to be updated with advances in medicine, computerised diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance changes, and financing options. It is a very high-paying and rewarding profession.

The MHA course is designed to fulfil the specific need of developing a cadre of professional managers in health and hospital management.

The course is highly beneficial to doctors, medical administrators, planners, nurses and those currently engaged in health /hospital administration at senior and middle levels.

The MHA Course offered is a package Program that helps one to gain two certificates with one Course.

Master of Hospital Administration Course is a three year degree program and PGDHHA is a one year program.

The course is designed in such a way that a candidate who successfully completes the first year of the MHA Degree Program will be awarded Post graduate Diploma in Health and Hospital Administration (PGDHHA).

MoU: with leading hospitals

- to provide Internship opportunities

- to facilitate the requirement that the student of MHA degree shall, besides undergoing the prescribed course of study, do practical work during the first year, by way of doing a project work under the joint supervision of a Medical Counselor / Administrator and a teaching faculty, in a hospital

- to facilitate field visits

Career Options

MHA is a vocational course and hence it becomes easy for the competent students to find suitable placements in the health industry in India or abroad

The steadily increasing demand for specially skilled HR for the efficient management and administration of hospitals creates numberless opportunities for MHA holders.

In all allied sectors of the Healthcare Industry too, opportunities are aplenty.


Eligibility - Degree / in any discipline from a recognized University

Duration – 3 years

Certification - University of Kerala

Scheme And Syllabus

First Year
Sl.No Core Subjects Max.Marks/CA Max.Marks/AA Total
I Principles and Practices of Hospital Management and Administration 20 80 100
II Health Care Management 20 80 100
III Hospital Administration 20 80 100
IV Hospital Service Management 20 80 100
V Practical - - 100
Project Work - 50 -
Field Visit - 25 -
Viva – Voce - 25 -

Second Year
Sl.No Core Subjects Max.Marks/CA Max.Marks/AA Total
VI Accounting and Finance Administration in Health Care systems 20 80 100
VII Research Methods for Health Systems 20 80 100
VIII Health systems and Information Technology 20 80 100
IX Organizational Behavior 20 80 100
X Materials Management in Hospitals 20 80 100

Third Year
Sl.No Core Subjects Max.Marks/CA Max.Marks/AA Total
XI Project Management in Health Sector 20 80 100
XII Hospital House Keeping 20 80 100
XIII Emerging Trends in Health Care Management 20 80 100
XIV Dissertation - - 100
XV Viva-Voce ( Comprehensive ) - - 100