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Master’s in Healthcare Management (MHCM)

The Master in Health Care Management (MHCM) at Pokhara University is tailored for healthcare and non-healthcare graduates, blending advanced theories with practical applications, including compulsory practicum and research programs. The course aims to provide comprehensive knowledge of healthcare management with IT support.

Program Objectives

  • Prepare students for professional and managerial roles in Health Care and Hospital Management.
  • Instill positive attitudes, abilities, and practical skills essential for competent management.
  • Equip students to assume positions as Hospital Administrators or unit chiefs in large healthcare organizations.

Career choices

The healthcare industry is one of the most critical and rapidly evolving sectors globally. As healthcare continuously advances, there is a growing need for skilled professionals to manage and navigate these changes effectively. This dynamic field offers ample opportunities and has seen a significant increase in individuals pursuing careers in healthcare management, driven by the industry’s diversity and the desire to make a meaningful impact.

A Master in Health Care Management (MHCM) equips students with the skills to address complex challenges within the healthcare sector. Graduates of this program are well-prepared for various roles, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Nursing homes
  • Healthcare associations
  • Public health departments
  • Universities and research institutions
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Consulting firms
  • Health insurance organizations
  • Physician practices
  • Mental health organizations
  • Skilled nursing facilities

This program not only opens doors to numerous job opportunities but also fosters a strong commitment to improving healthcare systems both within Nepal and internationally.


Course Overview

Duration 2 Years, 4 Semesters
Total Credit Hours48
Credit Transfer
AffiliationPokhara University
Seats 30

Semester I

Health Care Organization & Management 3 Credit hrs

Hospital Service Management 3 Credit hrs

Public Health Program Management 3 Credit hrs

Health Economics 3 Credit hrs

Elective I Health System and Policy 3 Credit hrs

Semester II

HRD & Organization Development in Health Care 3 Credit hrs

Health Financing & Insurance 3 Credit hrs

Quality Management in Healthcare Organization 3 Credit hrs

Information Technology in Healthcare System 3 Credit hrs

Elective II Safety and Disaster Management 3 Credit hrs

Semester III

Research Methodology in Health Care 3 Credit hrs

Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3 Credit hrs

Strategic Health Care Management 3 Credit hrs

Health Care Evaluation 3 Credit hrs

Elective III Recent Development in Health Care 3 Credit hrs

Semester IV

Health Care practicum 6 Credit hrs

Thesis 6 Credit hrs