Approved by AICTE , DTE (DTE Code : 6760), Govt of Maharashtra and Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Approved by AICTE , DTE (DTE Code : 6760), Govt of Maharashtra and Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
MBA in Pharma

MBA in Pharma & Healthcare Management

Pharmaceutical Management is one of the fastest-growing and rewarding fields of Management Courses.

MBA in Pharma and Healthcare Management is a postgraduate course with an emphasis on the administration and strategic approaches in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

This 2-year full-time MBA in Pharma and Healthcare Management from SPPU will provide opportunities to our students to not only work but excel in the booming pharma sector. The curriculum of the MBA Pharma and Healthcare Management course has been designed by Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) under minor specialization. The program aims to groom students as industry-ready professionals.

Lotus Business School -the top MBA in pharma and healthcare college offers a well-designed program that helps students to apply the concepts of management to the pharma domain. Along with the core subject knowledge, we focus on inculcating various skills required in the professional world, such as Leadership, Communications, Management, Analytical Thinking, Problem Solving Skills, Reasoning, etc.

Benefits of MBA- Pharma, and Healthcare Management Courses:

  • This course prepares you for managerial positions in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • It develops your skills in planning & operating management techniques, acquiring consultancy skills, and problem-solving abilities. 
  • The main objective of the course is to build skilled and effective professionals for the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors.

2 Years

Full Time


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100% Placement

Program Overview

Key Highlights

AICTE Approved MBA Degree

Awarded Category 1 Autonomy by UGC

3-month industry-relevant capstone project

360-degree career support

Student Support available all day

One-on-one interaction with industry mentors

200+ hours of live interaction with faculty

Alumni status for Continuing Education

The program is managed and delivered by LBS


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Program Eligiblity

Any Graduation from any agricultural university

All other criteria as per AICTE and MH-CET for MBA

Top Recruiting Industries

  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Healthcare Industries
  • Medical Devices
  • Health Insurance Industry
  • Research
  • HealthTech Industries
  • Logistic industry
  • Consultancy Services
  • Market Research Industry
  • Chemical Industry
  • Medical Tourism

Top Hiring Companies

Value Added Certification

Digitization in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry

 Marketing for Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Industry

Business Analysis for Decision Making

Corporate Etiquettes & Business Ethics

SMART for Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Management

Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry Environmental Analysis

Pharmaceutical Packaging Management

Presentation Skills and Public Speaking

Marketing Analytics

Event Management

Premium Brand Management

Financial Reporting & Analysis

Production Planning & Operation Management in Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Industry

Quality Assurance & Control Management in Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Industry

Supply Chain & Logistics Management in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Industry

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the scope of the pharma and healthcare industry in India?

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most significant and growing industries in India. There is a boom in opportunities for pharma graduates in the field of marketing, sales, networking, clinical schools, medical coverage, or drug trading.  

Top Recruiting Industries

MBA in Pharma & Healthcare management degree holders gets placed by pharmaceutical organizations and clinic chains at different managerial levels. A few of the top recruiting industries are:

  • Clinical Research & Management
  • Pharma Regulatory Management
  • Hospital Administration Management
  • Government Agencies
  • Consultancy & Project Management
  • Market Analytics
  • Pharma Manufacturing & Quality Assurance

What are the career opportunities after pursuing MBA in Pharma and Healthcare Management?

The MBA in Pharma and Healthcare Programme is designed to give students a comprehensive insight into the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Students with a master’s degree in pharma and healthcare can have a wide spectrum of career options in the below fields: 


  • Clinical Research & Management
  • Business Development
  • Pharma Regulatory Management
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Product Management
  • Export Management
  • Supply Chain management
  • Hospital Administration Management
  • Government Agencies
  • Consultancy & Project Management
  • Market Analytics
  • Pharma manufacturing and Quality Assurance

Who are our Course Delivery Partners?

  • CPC Academy
  • Navis Rx
  • Niva Growth Consultants
  • Aspire Training Solutions
  • Zyphars Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharma Rise
  • Nichrome India Ltd
  • Glocal Support
  • PSP-IP & Associates Pvt LTD TM & Patent Attorneys Firm
  • ConceptSlab STEAM LLP
  • Shubharambh Events
  • IPCA Labs
  • GRH Knowledge Services LLP

What are the latest developments in the industry?

The pharma and healthcare industry is witnessing a massive rebuild. The industry is undergoing rapid transformations due to the development of modern technologies. 


The prominent Pharma industry trends include artificial intelligence (AI), additive manufacturing, blockchain, and other Industry 4.0 technologies. The increasing investments, growth of technology startups, the amendment in several key patents, increasing inter-organizational collaborations, and a favorable regulatory environment, are stimulating innovation across the Pharma industry.

Below are the significant trends in Pharma Industry-

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Flexible Production
  • Precision Medicine
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Blockchain
  • Extended Reality
  • Real-World Data
  • Digital Therapeutics
  • Curative Therapies

The focus of government on the pharma sector

Last year was a landmark for the pharmaceutical industry as the government took cognizance and outlined policies to boost innovation and investments in the industry. The outlay of Rs 64,180 crore over six years to improve healthcare services were announced and a jab on manufacturing and investment through the PLI scheme also shows immense potential. The 200% increase in foreign direct investments (FDI) was witnessed in the year 2020-21, as compared to the previous 2019-20. This has also translated into increasing penetration of healthcare services in peri-urban and rural areas along with the availability of innovative therapies and telemedicine initiatives.

Important government schemes for Pharma and Healthcare sector-

  • Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Bulk Drugs
  • Scheme for Strengthening of Pharmaceuticals Industry (SPI)
  • Scheme for Promotion of Medical Device Parks.
  • Pharmaceutical Promotion and Development Scheme (PPDS)
  • Pharmaceutical Technology Upgradation Assistance Scheme (PTUAS)

What are the program outcomes?

At completing the MBA in Pharma and Healthcare Management students will possess:

  • Knowledge about the Pharmaceutical industry and Management fundamentals and their application in the industry.
  • The program also covers Problem Solving & Innovation Skills, Critical Thinking, Effective Communication, Leadership, and Team Work skills.
  • The course develops the thought process of students about Entrepreneurship.
  • Social Responsiveness and Ethics – Ability to exhibit a broad appreciation of the ethical and value underpinnings of managerial choices in a political, cross-cultural, globalized, digitized, socio-economic environment and distinguish between ethical and unethical behaviors & act with integrity. 

At the end of the MBA PHCM program, the student will possess expert-level knowledge of the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry. Students will have the ability to articulate, illustrate, analyze, synthesize and apply the knowledge to solve real-world complex business issues.

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