MBA Hospital Administration is a popular PG (Post Graduate) Healthcare and Hospital Management course. The course covers the main subject in the field, of Hospital Administration. AIIMS is the first institute which has started this course in the year 1966.
Hospital Administration deals with the management, leadership, and administration of healthcare systems, hospital networks, and hospitals. This has a 4-semester two-year duration course, which opens wide career opportunities in different fields of hospital management.
Some college offers this as an MBA hospital administration. Some institutes offer this course as a diploma and these institutes demand different qualifications, one such degree to apply for is an Undergraduate in any field.
There is a shortage of Medical practitioners in India compared to the population of this country to serve its 130 Crores people. The figures say all around three million or 30 lakh beds are required for India to achieve this target by 2025. And it is estimated that around 200 Billion (USD) to be spent on medical infrastructure by 2024. This will lead to 58,000 job opportunities coming up in the healthcare sector by the year 2025.
B.Sc with Biology/ Physics/ Chemistry
Some universities or colleges consider BAMS, BPT, B.Sc Nursing, BHMS, BDS and MBBS graduates for MBA HA courses.
Some universities or colleges offer this course with a Bachelor’s degree in any stream for an MHA course.
The course best suited for these professionals are mentioned below-:
- Candidate with an MBBS degree and other Medical professionals working in Public/ Private/ Non-profit hospitals who are involved in the management and administration of the hospital and related services.
- Medical professionals such as Doctors, Dentists, and other Medical professionals running their own hospitals and want to enhance their management skills to deliver superior service and improve the top line and bottom line.
- Para-Medical professionals working in the healthcare industry and looking to upgrade their skills and thereby accelerate their career growth.
- Non-medical professionals working in the healthcare industry in support and administrative functions who are looking to upgrade their skills and thereby accelerate their career growth.
Candidates who have a degree in paramedical courses also register for the MHA courses in India.
MBA Hospital AdministrationAdmission Process
The admission is offered in two ways, which are mentioned below-:
Entrance-Based Admission Process
Universities and Colleges offer this course through an entrance-test
The colleges will conduct a university-level entrance examination to offer admissions to its courses. Therefore candidates are advised to go through the admission policy of each college offering an MHA course
Some of the colleges offer admission to candidates on the basis of their performance on the academic front.
Some of the selection processes include a personal interview and/or a group discussion.
The overall performance of a candidate in the different parameters such as their eligibility to the course, and past academic performance.
Healthcare Administrators can find employment in the following areas –
Research & Educational Institutes
Hospital Information Centres
Emergency Medical Care Units
Choudhary Charan Singh University Meerut
IGNOU- MBA Hospital Administration
Jiwaji University Gwalior
Kaziranga University Assam
Madurai Kamraj University