MS Health Administration - IAS

Program Introduction

MS in Health Administration prepares students for public and private-sector leadership
positions in the healthcare industry. The students will develop an understanding of management
principles and organizational models applied to healthcare settings, health care financial
management, health policy and planning, healthcare marketing etc.

Program Objectives

Our healthcare system is becoming increasingly complex and faces more opportunities and
challenges than ever before. The MSHA program seeks to develop individuals who will excel
in these environments. Graduates leave the program with competencies uniquely designed for
leadership across various health professions. The core competencies for the program are:
1. Public policymaking and planning
2. Strategy and Leadership
3. Research skills
4. Decision-making, innovative thinking and leadership skills
The program is designed to instill the following values in our graduates:

  • Impact: Improve the health status and strengthen the healthcare delivery system in our
    local, provincial, national and global communities.
  • Collaboration: Recognize how interdisciplinary teams and organizational partnerships
    can enhance effectiveness in healthcare.
  • Professionalism: Instill throughout all aspects of the program, including student
    development and faculty interactions.
  • Ethics and Integrity: Demonstrate behavior that exhibits a high degree of character
    and exemplary behavior.
  • Cultural Competency: Instill an understanding and appreciation of the culture and
    society we live in.

Admission Eligibility Criteria

  • MHA/MBBS/BDS/BS Nursing/D-Pharmacy or an equivalent and relevant degree (16
    years of education) from an HEC-recognized institution/university
  • Admission Test and Interview as per PU and DPCC rules and regulations

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Duration of the Program

Total duration of the program: 2 years
Number of Semesters: 4
Total number of credit hours: 30
Nature of the program: Self-supporting program (6PM – 9PM on weekdays)

Categorization of Courses

Semester Courses Category (Credit Hours)
Core Courses Basic Courses Major Electives Minor Electives Any Other Semester Load
1 3 9
2 3 9
3 2 6
4 2 6
PU 10 30


10-12 30-36
Difference (HEC &) PU 0 0

No research thesis is offered in this program.