Programme Overview

The MHA (Master of Hospital Administration) Programme (launched in the academic year 2010-11) currently offered under the Department of Health Innovation strives to prepare health professionals to transform into knowledgeable, ethical and innovative health administrators who can contribute positively to the betterment of the healthcare sector. The programme aims to create competent personnel in the field of hospital & healthcare in a professional manner to optimize care delivery and healthcare costs without compromise on quality. This is achieved through

  • Strong methodological foundations with a touch of multi-disciplinary expertise
  • Practical exposure in an attached hospital setting
  • Inter-disciplinary research opportunities

Our MHA students receive extensive training at the renowned Kasturba Hospital, a state-of-the-art tertiary care facility established in 1953.?The hospital boasts over 2,000 beds and is equipped with advanced diagnostic and therapeutic departments.?


KMC Accreditation & Recognition

Kasturba Hospital holds nearly nine accreditations, including NABH accreditation, ISO certification, and AAHRPP accreditation, covering its laboratory and research facilities.? The programme provides exposure towards workings of a hospital through daily postings in more than 25 departments.


Programme Duration

The Master of Hospital Administration (MHA) is a full-time, two-year postgraduate program featuring a semester -based curriculum and a full semester dedicated to project/ thesis work and internship.


MHA Electives (Closed Electives):??

  1. Financial management in healthcare
  2. ?Branding and customer relationship management
  3. Healthcare Analytics
  4. Health Technology Assessment
  5. Health Policy

Course Curriculum

Prevent It Project supported Course Curriculum


Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduates with a Bachelor's degree in Medical Sciences/ Health Sciences/ Allied Health Sciences/ any other stream* from a UGC recognized University with a minimum of 55% of marks (in aggregate) are eligible to apply for the course.
  • Candidate from streams other than health science/ medical science/ allied health will mandatorily attend two weeks' bridge programme offered by the Department before the commencement of the programme.


Selection Criteria

Based on the merit of rank obtained in the entrance examination and/or personal interview. In the absence of an interview/entrance the candidates CAT score will be considered.


Placement Assistance

Through collaborations with industry and research institutes, we offer placement and internship assistance to students who successfully complete the program. Our courses prepare students for promising careers as administrators and managers in:

  • Reputed hospitals
  • Healthcare services
  • Medical research institutes
  • Health insurance sector
  • Teaching and research facilities

We are proud of our alumni, who have gone on to become successful administrators and managers in these esteemed fields.


How to Apply

Apply at?

Choose Stream: Public Health to apply for this programme.?

Click here for the Programme Brochure

Key Dates & Deadlines


Jul 31 24

Jul ' 24

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date



Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training

Innovation Centre

Innovation Centre
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research


Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness

Sports & Fitness
Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium


Libraries give students access to study resources, digital and print

Student Housing

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

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