Masters in Hospital Administration (MHA)

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Masters in Hospital Administration (MHA)

Antara Institute of Health Sciences, the educational wing of Antara Society of Mental Health Sciences believes that mental health caregivers need to be trained in providing basic care to mentally ill patients in clinical and community setting. Antara Society of Mental Health Sciences is a voluntary, non-profit, secular and charitable organization founded in 2021. One of the objectives of the society is to develop mental health sciences and train competent professionals to treat mental health patients by setting up learning centers, knowledge hubs, and other related initiatives. We aim to promote education through rights-based approaches for all people.

Course Description

Antara Institute of Health Sciences currently offers a two years full-time Masters in Hospital Administration (MHA) Programme affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS). This course focuses on acquainting the student with the principles and practices essential for managing a hospital organization. With an objective of imbibing a professional approach amongst students towards hospital management, the subject encompasses management principles, functions and processes, discussing their significance and role in effective and efficient management of health care organizations.

Course Content

Semester I

Hospital organization and management theory

Healthcare Services and its Application

Hospital Accounting System

Bio Statistics

Legal & Medical Issues in Hospital

Principles of Marketing

Computer & IT for Hospitals

Semester II

Health economics

Hospital Financial Management

Operations Research and Research Methodology in Hospitals

Strategic Management in Healthcare

Inventory Control and Purchase Management (ICPM) in Healthcare

Management of Hospital Services

Know your hospital

Semester III

Patient Care Management

Total Quality Management

Human Resource Management (HRM)

Hospital Planning 4 3 20 80 100 305 Hospital Equipment Management

Hospital Information Systems

Semester IV

Biomedical Waste Management and Environmental Health

Entrepreneurship and Consultancy Management

Health Insurance and Medical Tourism

Special Paper



Duration of the Course

The Masters in Hospital Administration (MHA) is a 2-years full time programme affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS). There is sufficient emphasis on field projects and internship programs for building practical experience under the experienced faculty of AIHS.

Eligibility for the Course

  • Candidate must pass MBBS / BHMS / BAMS / BUMS / BDS or any full-time regular Bachelor’s degree (Hons) course from any recognized university.
  • Candidates must clear the common entrance test JEMAS(PG)-2024for admission. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) will conduct OMR based common entrance test JEMAS(PG)-2024 for admission in various institutions in West Bengal for 2024-25 academic session.

What will be Your Work Prospects after the Course?

Obtaining a Master in Hospital Administration (MHA) degree gives students and professionals the opportunity to advance their careers and assume leadership positions within healthcare delivery and financing organizations. These leaders plan, direct, and coordinate services in a wide variety of care delivery settings. MHA graduates have the chance to pursue careers in consulting, medical device, pharmaceutical, and payer organizations.

Their job may involve managing an entire facility or a specific department. They must stay up-to-date and help their organization adapt to ever-changing health care laws, regulations, and technology.

On Completion of Course Students will acquire skills to:

  • Be proficient in healthcare delivery and financing institutions.
  • Build fundamental skills in problem-solving, strategic thinking, and innovation.
  • Become competent leaders.

Course Fees

1ST SEMESTER INR. 60,000/- Admission Fee: INR 30,000 + Semester Fee: INR 30,000 = INR 60,000/-
2ND SEMESTER INR. 30,000/- Semester Fee: INR. 30,000
3RD SEMESTER INR. 30,000/- Semester Fee: INR. 30,000
4TH SEMESTER INR. 30,000/- Semester Fee: INR 30,000
Total Course Fee: INR. 1,50,000/-


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