Career In Hospital Management

Hospital Management is one of the most recent concepts in the field of management courses.

It is the most important & lucrative career in the health sector.

In the early days, senior specialists used to perform the role of a hospital manager.

At present, the things are changed & the services of these professional are required for the smooth functioning of hospitals.

The term which applies to those professionals who organize, coordinate, direct and supervise the delivery of medical services is “medical and health services manager“.

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“Hospital management provides management skills for the delivery of health care services”.

Hospital management is known as management or administration of hospitals.

Hospital Management provides the direct connection between health care services and those supplying the services they require.

Hospital Management

Hospital Management Career involves ensuring effective use of physical & financial resources of the hospital. It also helps to create an organizational climate which is beneficial to the growth & development of the persons.

Hospital Managers & Administrators have become essential to manage hospitals & medical facilities.

They are responsible for education, overall patient care, research & community health care related to the organization.

Medical & Non-Medical background students can pursue a career in Hospital Management/Administration.

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Courses & Duration

How I start my career in Hospital Management?

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Candidates of any field medical or a non-medical background, they can pursue a career in Hospital Administration/Management. You can pursue Bachelor, Master & a Doctoral Degree in Hospital Management. Various Institutions in India also offer short-term, diploma, certificate and correspondence courses in Hospital management.

Bachelor Courses: The duration of this course is three years.

  • Bachelor of Hospital Management/Administration

Master Courses: It is two year duration’s programme.

  • Master of Hospital Administration
  • MBA in Hospital Management/ Administration
  • PG Diploma in Hospital Management/Administration
  • PG Diploma in Hospital and Health Management
  • Sc in Hospital Administration

Doctoral Degree:

  • MD/M.Phill in Hospital Management

Skills required for the study of Hospital Management:

  • Good knowledge of finance and information systems
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Good Communication & Organizing Skill
  • Friendly personality
  • Ability to handle people and pressure
  • Ability to handle deadlines
  • Quick decision-making capability
  • Patience
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skill

The Indian Society of Health Administrators (ISHA) imparts one year Distance Learning course in Hospital Administration.

Admission & Eligibility

For UG Courses:

  • Candidate has to pass their higher secondary examination & secure at least 50% marks in the examination.

For PG Courses:

  • If you want to join the PG level courses, then you have to complete your graduation in any subject. The eligibility criterion for master courses is different according to the Institution and course concerned.
  • Famous Institutions such as AIIMS, AFMC, etc, they only give admission into a PG course for students, those complete their MBBS degree.
  • Candidate if interested to do a doctoral degree, then they have to require a Master of Hospital Administration (MHA) Degree.

You have to appear for national level entrance exam i.e. CAT, MAT and XAT. You can also apply for the university level entrance exams.

You also have to appear in the group discussion & personal interview rounds.

Top colleges in India offers Hospital Management Courses:

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
  • Symbiosis Centre of Health Care
  • Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.

Career & Jobs

Where i start my career after completing the education?

It is one of the challenging, responsible and more over, a demanding job career.

The Career opportunities are increasing quickly in the field of Hospital Management. It is not because of the growing importance of the hospital industry, but also with the difference in the nature of work in hospitals.

For the young graduates, the job opportunity in Hospital Management is phenomenal. They can start your career as Assistant Hospital administrators or Managers or consultant. They manage outpatient clinics, hospitals, hospices, and drug-abuse treatment centers. After gaining experience in this field, they can be promoted to the position of CEO. They can also set up your own nursing home or hospital. If you interested in the education field, then you can employ as a teacher & lecturers in the colleges.

Hospital Managers require a good knowledge of interpretation of data, finance & information systems. They have a good communication nature with the staff of different departments & patients.

Job Profiles:

  • Deans & Directors of Medical Colleges
  • Hospital Superintendents
  • Deputy Superintendents
  • Medical Directors
  • Nursing Directors
  • Heads of Departments
  • Administrators
  • Healthcare Finance Managers

Those candidates have a diploma/degree in hospital management, they can work in nursing homes, clinics, public/private sector hospitals, health insurance companies, international and national healthcare organizations, medical institutes, public health departments, pharmaceuticals and hospital supply firms, etc.

You can also work with NGOs, Nursing Homes, etc.

The demand of experienced and skilled hospital managers in outside nation is reasonably high.

The work of Hospital Mangers includes accounts, finance, and maintenance of the hospital, security, marketing and communications.

Top Recruiters:

  • Apollo
  • Wockhardt
  • Max
  • Fortis
  • Tata
  • Duncans
  • Wipro
  • Infosys
  • ICICI Bank
  • Fortis Healthcare Ltd.
  • Apollo Health Care

Salary

How much salary I earn?

The salary of the Hospital Manager/Administrator will depend on the organizations for which they work. The average salary of the Hospital Administrator is Rs 3 Lacs to Rs. 4 Lacs per year. With more year experience, they can earn more than Rs. 5 Lacs to Rs. 6 Lacs per annum.

In abroad, you can earn $ 30000 to $ 40000 per year.

Books & Study Material

Hospital Administration Principles and Practice by Yashpal Sharma, RK Sarma  & Libert Anil Gomes

Principles of Hospital Administration and Planning by Sakharkar

Human Resources in Healthcare by Bruce J Fried, Myron D Fottler

Healthcare Finance by Louis C Gapenski

Economics for Healthcare by Robert H Lee

The Law of Healthcare Administration by J. Stuart Showalter

Healthcare Finance by Louis C. Gapenski

Hospital Administration Principles and Practice by Yashpal Sharma, RK Sarma, Libert Anil Gomes

Formation Management of a Hospital – A Complete Guide to Setting up and Running a Health Care Organisation by Nabhi’s Publication

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  1. Ashwini says:

    I am pursuing my final year Msc in lifescience.want to continue in this hospital management course.suggestions are needed.

  2. Dr Nilufar Mahmud says:

    I have done hospital management coarse through online n I m looking for a job.. I m from Guwahati.and here there is no corporate hospital hence finding difficulty in getting job. What should I do

  3. Vikash singh yadav says:

    I like your website…. सर मेने b pharma kiya h और में as pharmacist govt job में हु और में हॉस्पिटल सेक्टर में आगे जाना चाहता हु….. What course willl be best????

  4. Ahmed says:

    Hi. I have completed my +2 with MPC and have recently dropped out of engineering as it really isn’t what I want to do. I love management and I am really interested in hospital management. I am 21 now and I hope it’s not too late. I would really appreciate some guidance.
    TIA.

  5. Mathelain says:

    Respected sir iam student of science in highersecondary and diploma in nursing can i able to study pg diploma in hospital administration.my age is 34. Kindly reply me

  6. Jigar Shah says:

    I am MBA marketing candidate and want to pursue post graduate diploma in hospital management in distance learning. From where can i pursue this course in distance learning.

  7. Aditi sawant says:

    I am in 12th and will be giving my boards after 4 months i want to pursue hospital management so what are the exams required for it and which are the top colleges . Please help me out sir.

  8. avinash sasane says:

    Sir i have completed my bhms degree now im intrested in hospital management so how can i get the admission or more knowladge about these .plz sir advice me about it

  9. Anjali says:

    Hello sir i hv completed my masters in biomedical tech. In 2014 bt still i didnt got any job so m very tensed about my carrer .now i m luking to do another course Which is job oriented course. Plz help me or suggest me sir what to do next jisse me apne career ko safe kr sko .

  10. Madhavi says:

    I have done bds but internship is not complete.. am i eligible for mba in hospital managemnent

  11. Nilanjana Roy says:

    I have completed b.sc food and nutrition honours from Calcutta university,I have interest in hospitality administration,so can I apply?Is there any entrance exam?please guide me as soon as possible

  12. anisha raj says:

    Sir I have done my graduation in BHMS..now I m interested in hospital management. Can u guide me how I can I pursue it

  13. Sreyashi Sen says:

    Hye.. I have done my graduation in B.A Hons in English in Rabindra Bharati University… So I have build up my career in medical line… Plz advise me…

  14. Ajilin says:

    I am a biomedical engineer can i do hospital administration in any other degree than MBA

  15. Payal says:

    Hey
    I have done bach of physiotherapy from delhi university, doing a job (non clinical) as an associate.
    I wish to do MBA to achieve a higher post(MANAGEMENT) in any MNC
    Or enter into hospital management….i wont b able to do a full time course now.
    Part time would do.
    please guide what should i do

  16. sandeep says:

    I am a neurosurgeon, would like to learn hospital management. Where can I do part time MBA

  17. gurdeepsingh says:

    sir. maine hospital management ka diploma complete kr liya he plz gild me. and any where jobs

  18. prateek kumar verma says:

    hello sir hospital managment (bha) ke application form kis time me aate hai

  19. Ravdeep says:

    I have complete my +2class with 70% I want to admission in MBA hospital management?is it possible?????☺

  20. a question says:

    sir, Iam a BSC Optometry student,can i able to do hospital managment course after this? can u pls help me to find an answer hopefull

  21. SANJAY says:

    SIR I AM COMPLETED B.SC ELECTRONICS.I want to join later course. Which course is available in management side. Please tell me the details about courses

  22. Pradeep kumar says:

    sir/madam
    me gredution tho ni kar paya par mantinece aur management ka experience kafi hkyuki maine hospital aur company m mantinence aur management hi dekhta hu ab bhi
    tho plzzzzzzzzz sir

  23. Dadei says:

    Sir,
    I have completed GNM nursing can i join bhm if so please suggest any best college in assam

  24. Ankit Pandey says:

    Hell sir, i want to know which is the best college in the delhi for hospital manegment..i have done B.com in 2015 and i am working lifespan clinic as a cordinatior.
    m i eligible for this.

  25. k.swathi says:

    SIR,I want to know which is the best college offering mba hospital administration course in HYDERABAD,and fee structure.I did my B.pharmacy.

  26. Deepak prajapati says:

    which is good institute for H.A.

  27. Ibrar says:

    Sir I have a bio student and I have interested hospital management so plz sir suggest me whose college is best for me career sir

  28. rashmi says:

    hello,
    i have done B.B.A from S.M.U in 2014 and then i have done my pg diploma in gerontoly from ministry of social justice and empowerment and i want to do hospital management and want to know about it when i can apply what is the eligibity criteria in JNU ,FMS & IN AIIMS.

    • Najuka says:

      Hi sir i am doing bsc in microbiology is i get admission for hospital management coarse? ??&how? ? Is any entrance exam there? ?

  29. nidhi says:

    Sir I want bhm in Rajasthan but I can’t get it can u plzzz help me sir I really want to go in hospital management

  30. Sutanuka ghosh says:

    Sir I wish to join Hospital Management course I am +2 eaminee please you tell me when & where l apply for above course

  31. shameem. says:

    i want to know which is the best college offering mba hospital administration course in tamil nadu??

  32. amalendu kundu says:

    please told me that how salari for facearse student in bhm

  33. Rajashekar says:

    I was completed BSc nursing. I want to join later course. Which course is available in management side. Please tell me the details about courses

  34. Rishika says:

    sir i m a bio student i m really cofused with my career…
    i m not much interested in becoming a doctor though i m a bright student….
    i want u to suggest me some fields which i can pursue and become successful.i m basically interested in going for food industry and hospital management courses but do not know how to pursue them diretly after12

  35. Sumit Kumar says:

    Can I join MBA in hospital management after doing diploma in hospital management

  36. sir suggested me fr me bright future... i m greduate in b.a stream ii have buildup my career in madical line says:

    sir suggested me fr me bright future… i m greduate in b.a stream ii have buildup my career in madical line.

    • Ojing Regon says:

      I have done my graduation in b.a but now i wanna do hospital administration…so how can i do that please help out sir..

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