School of Public Health

School of Public Health

Healthcare has become one of India’s largest sectors – both in terms of Revenue and Employment. Healthcare comprises hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment which constitutes 65 per cent of the overall market. The Indian healthcare sector is growing at a brisk pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players.

It has been predicted that with increased digital adoption, the Indian healthcare market, which is worth around US$ 100 billion, will likely grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 23 per cent to US$ 280 billion by 2020.

The healthcare market can increase three fold to US$ 372 billion by 2022. The hospital industry in India stood at Rs 4 trillion (US$ 61.79 billion) in 2017 and is expected to increase at a CAGR of 16.17 per cent to reach Rs 8.6 trillion (US$ 132.84 billion) by 2023. The Healthcare Information Technology (IT) market is expected to grow 1.5 times by 2020.

Career Opportunities

  • Hospitals and healthcare centres
  • Healthcare Consultancies
  • Public / Government Health System
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Healthcare Insurance Sector
  • Clinical Research Laboratories
  • Medical devices manufacturing
  • Medical Tourism Sector
  • Diagnostic Laboratory Chains
  • Social Enterprises in Health
  • Healthcare IT
  • Clinical Trials & Telemedicines

Public Health at Poornima University! Why?

  • Knowledge Partner: Jodhpur School of Public Health a foremost public health schools in the South Asian region offering post graduate education, training and research in public health.
  • Has become a centre of excellence in offering training and capacity development in drug policy and human rights, tobacco control, nutrition and mHealth
  • Forged academic linkages with University of Washington at Seattle, MIT and Harvard University
  • Recipient of large national and international grants from reputed funding agencies like Open Society Foundation and Sir Ratan TATA Trust.
  • School of Public Health has addressed diverse public health concerns by providing excellence in teaching, training and research.
  • Experienced and well trained full time faculty involved in public health research and consulting across India.
  • Being in the field of creating new age public health leaders, we impart best quality education and training and has so far trained more than 300 alumni representing 12 countries.
  • We offer students a unique exposure to both urban and rural public health issues and challenges in a fast growing developing country in Asia.
  • Conducts regular field visits for it students to NGOs working in public health, large public hospitals, geriatric centres and public health institutions.
  • •As a socially responsible public health school, we work with varied groups in Jaipur & Jodhpur on HIV/AIDS, tobacco control, adolescent health issues and nutrition. These programs benefit local communities surrounding the institutions through shared learning and service. Our acclaimed research, training and exposure empower students with cutting edge knowledge to tackle critical public health challenges affecting marginalised communities nationally and internationally.
  • B.Sc. Public Health
  • MPH-Master of Public Health
  • MHA-Master of Hospital Administration
  • Diploma and Certificate Courses in public health
  • PhD in Public Health
  • Health Project funded by Sir Ratan TATA Trust
  • Nutrition Baseline Survey funded by Sir Ratan TATA Trust
  • Tobacco Intervention Initiative Centre in collaboration with Indian Dental Association Oral Cancer Awareness Clinic


MHA course came with a view to develop professionals in the field of Hospital Administration through a comprehensive post-graduate degree program. It offers intensive training in the operational and administrative areas of the Hospital to equip the student with the management skills like planning, organizing and decision making.

The Post Graduate Degree in Hospital Administration enables a student to acquire conceptual and technical knowledge in management and prepares the student to handle administrative functions in a hospital. This course is aimed at graduates who have the aptitude and looking forward for a career in healthcare & hospital industry. It trains and enables the students acquire the competencies required to manage hospitals professionally and provide quality healthcare to the patients.

The complete curriculum is a blend of classroom & industry experience with more than 65% of the time devoted for practical exposure in a reputed commercial hospital (like Fortis Hospital, Jaipur & Medipulse Hospital, Jodhpur). The curriculum covers various departments of a hospital like: Marketing, HR, Finance, Diagnostics, Quality Assurance, NABH, Clinical Operations, Front Office, Billing, TPA, Floor Management, Operation Theaters, Emergency, Hospital Information & Management System, ICU, Bed Management, Pharmacy, Bio-Medical, CSSD, Hospital laws, Maintenance & Hospital Linen etc.

Hospital Partner: Medipulse

Medipulse hospital is a 265 bedded tertiary care healthcare facility, located in Jodhpur, opposite to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Medipulse is the first Hospital in western Rajasthan to get Accredited under NABH, the highest accreditation for healthcare facility in India.

Medipulse is equipped with cutting edge technology for diagnostics, medical and surgical treatment modalities like: a complement of 65 Critical Care Beds, 8 Modular Operation Theaters, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Radiology and Imaging solutions, Pathology and Emergency services including trauma.

Medipulse has Centers of Excellence in Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Neurology & Neuro Surgery, Orthopedics & Joints, Minimal Access Surgery to name a few and is expanding at very fast pace.

A team of most experienced doctors who have worked around the globe and thus making the dream to provide outstanding Healthcare service come true lead Medipulse.

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