Career in Health care Management

MBA in Health care management is usually taken up by the aspirants who have studied science in higher secondary. Read the article to know what it holds for you.

Created On: Jun 12, 2014 16:30 IST

Health Management : A new and diversified field

Health care management is one of the newly introduced fields in the courses of Management. Though the indirect application of such roles and functioning of such fields was in operations since long but the structural establishment and introducing the same in various course curriculum has been evident for the last 5-8 years.

Hospitals or healthcare sectors get the middle level as well as senior administrators from this only.

Dreams turning into reality:

Those graduates who dream to pursue a career in the field of healthcare management, Pharmaceutical Management, Pharma Business Management, hospital Management as their career options, can well enter this lucid field of speciality to turn out their dreams into reality.

There has been a tremendous growth in the field of healthcare and people becoming far more conscious and aware about the health issues thereby increasing the demands of such professionals who have managerial skills and knowledge in the field of Hospital Management and Healthcare Management.

Eligibility to enter in this field:

For admission to the Post Graduate programme in healthcare and hospital management, various colleges come up with various criteria out of which Graduates with MBA Entrance exam score is the most apt one.

Lucid Job profiles:

The diversified usage and demand has made the stream more popular and it has added to more inclination of students because of the interesting job profiles like:

  • Health Administrator
  • Health Care provider
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Hospital planning Adviser
  • Patient Care System
  • Healthcare Management Executive etc.

Colleges providing the course:

There are many colleges that have entered the education industry with a view of matching the demand of professionals in the field of healthcare and hospital management in big corporate firms like:

a) SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Science, Mumbai [MBA-Pharmaceutical Management, course fee: Rs 6 lakhs, for 2 years]

b) TAPMI, Manipal [ PGDM-HC, course fee: Rs 9.5 lakhs for 2 years]

c) Prince L.N.Wellingker Institute Of Management, Mumbai [PGDM-Healthcare, course fee: Rs 8.64 lakhs, for 2 years]

d) Indian Institute Of Social Welfare And Business Management, Kolkata [MPSM, course fee: Rs 3.36 lakhs, for 2 years]

e) SIES College Of Management Studies , Mumbai [PGDM-Pharmaceutical Management, course fee: Rs 4 lakhs, for 2 years]

f) Institute Of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad [PGDM-HHM, course fee: Rs 3.75 lakhs, for 2 years]

g) Other colleges include: KIIT School Of Management-Bhubhaneshwar, Indian Institute of learning and advanced development-Gurgaon, IIHMR University-Jaipur etc with a fee structure ranging between 4 lakhs to 7 lakhs.

Entrance exams to appear:

  • CAT
  • MAT
  • NMAT
  • GMAT
  • CMAT
  • XAT

Placements and pay Packages:

At an initial level the pay packages aren’t too high for freshers and it counts to 4 LPA but as experience comes into picture the salaries increase consistently. Placements are phenomenal from colleges like NMIMS, TAPMI etc.


Hospital and healthcare management is one of the rapidly increasing courses and become choice of many aspiring individuals in today’s era. And looking into it’s ever increasing demands it may prove to be one of the best in coming years for sure.

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