MBA Healthcare Management (Master of Business Administration Healthcare Management ) Syllabus, Books 2020-21

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What is the MBA Healthcare Management Syllabus?

What is the MBA Healthcare Management Syllabus?

The 2 year MBA Healthcare Management syllabus focuses on the particular strengths in health economics and health management. The course structure is designed in such a way that culminates in healthcare management and basics of business administration which are essential to ensure that the business is functioning properly and the revenue is generated with utmost stability. 

The MBA Healthcare Management Syllabus consists of both theoretical sessions and practical sessions parallelly which ensures that the students get to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-time scenarios and help in getting better job opportunities

The first semester of the course usually covers the basic principles of health service management, financial and cost accounting for hospitals and planning of health care institutions.

The second semester focuses on papers related to strategic management, clinical pharmacy, operations and services management, medical emergency systems and medical ethics.

The third semester primarily includes subjects such as quality management, material management, medico-legal system and hospital information management systems.

The final semester mostly consists of subjects such as legal aspects of healthcare services, medical tourism financial management, business policy and revenue management. 

Tabulated below is the semester wise break up of MBA Healthcare Management Syllabus.

Semester I
Principles of Management Financial Accounting
Human Resource Management Marketing Management
Managerial Economics Fundamentals of Communication 
Semester II
Strategic Management Cost Accounting
Innovation Management Quantitative Techniques
The Integrative Manager Interview Preparation
Semester III
Essentials of Healthcare Administration Planning & Designing of Healthcare Facilities
Hospital Operation Customer-Centric Organization (CCO)
Quality Management in Hospitals  Projects/Seminars/Case Studies
Semester IV
HR in Hospitals Revenue Cycle Management in Healthcare
Material Management  Projects/Seminars/Case Studies
Legal Aspects of Healthcare Healthcare Equipment Management

Students are required to do project work during their final semester. Some colleges may also insist on an internship during the course or at the end of the course.

MBA Healthcare Management Specialisations 

The syllabus for the MBA Healthcare Management course is classified into case studies/projects/theory and practical/seminars. The weightage of the projects and topics of the same are decided by individual institutes and may vary from one college to another. The curriculum for the first year is similar for all MBA streams and the specialisation subjects are covered in depth starting from the second year.

Some of the MBA Healthcare Management electives are listed below.

Strategic Management Health Policy
The Integrative Manager International Health
Cost Accounting HR in Hospitals
Innovation Management Legal Aspects of Healthcare
Quantitative Techniques Customer Centric Organization
Essential of Healthcare Administration Hospital Operation
Planning and Designing of Healthcare Facilities Material Management and Equipment Management
Digital Marketing in Healthcare Medical Engineering
Revenue cycle Management in Healthcare -
MBA Healthcare Management Books

MBA Healthcare Management Books

Books & Study Materials Authors
Management of Healthcare Organizations: An Introduction, Third Edition Peter C. Olden
Essentials of Healthcare Management: Cases, Concepts, and Skills, Second Edition Leigh Cellucci, Michael R. Meacham, Tracy J. Farnsworth
Introduction to Health Policy, Second Edition Leiyu Shi
Introduction to Healthcare Quality Management, Third Edition Patrice L. Spath
Gapenski's Fundamentals of Healthcare Finance, Third Edition Kristin L. Reiter, Paula Song
Fundamentals of Human Resources in Healthcare, Second Edition Bruce J. Fried, Myron D. Fottler
Fundamentals of Medical Practice Management Stephen L. Wagner
Introduction to the Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations, Seventh Edition Michael Nowicki
Population Health: Principles and Applications for Management Rosemary Caron
Dimensions of Long-Term Care Management: An Introduction, Second Edition Mary Helen McSweeney-Feld, Carol Molinari, Reid Oetjen
Ethics and Professionalism for Healthcare Managers Elizabeth Forrestal, Leigh Cellucci
MBA Healthcare Management: FAQs 

MBA Healthcare Management: FAQs 

Ques. What are the core areas of MBA Healthcare Management Syllabus in India?

Ans. The core subjects of MBA Healthcare Management Syllabus includes Essential of Healthcare Administration, Planning and Designing of Healthcare Facilities, Hospital Operation, Customer Centric Organization, HR in Hospitals, Material Management and Equipment Management, Legal Aspects of Healthcare, Revenue cycle Management in Healthcare, Health Policy, International Health, Medical Engineering, Digital Marketing in Healthcare, etc.

Ques. What are the compulsory subjects  included in the MBA Healthcare Management Syllabus?

Ans.The compulsory subjects included in the MBA Healthcare Management Syllabus Essentials of Healthcare Administration, Planning & Designing of Healthcare Facilities, Hospital Operation, Customer-Centric Organization (CCO), Quality Management in Hospitals, HR in Hospitals, Revenue Cycle Management in Healthcare, Material Management, Legal Aspects of Healthcare, Healthcare Equipment Management, etc.

Ques. Within what span is MBA Healthcare Management Syllabus?

Ans. MBA Healthcare Management is a two years of course duration, which is further divided into 4 semesters (8 terms)

Ques. How is the MBA Healthcare Management curriculum divided?

Ans. The MBA Hospital Management curriculum follows both theoretical and practical approaches and involves Projects, Seminars and Case Studies.

Ques. Is it mandatory to do industry training while pursuing MBA Healthcare Management?

Ans. Yes in the second year, at the end of the course, it is mandatory to do industry training for some colleges.

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