Max Healthcare In collaboration with Santosh University (Deemed to be University) offersMaster of Science in Healthcare Quality Management (HQM)

A Full-time two-year Post-Graduate Degree Programme in Healthcare Quality Management: A collaboration between Max Healthcare and Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh (Deemed-to-be-University) 100% Placement Assistance Support.

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Core Elements Of Our Degree Programme

About Master of Science in HQM

This is a two-year regular full-time degree programme that allows students to acquire operational skills and leadership qualities to carry out effective changes in patient safety and quality standards of healthcare organizations. In addition, the course will prepare the candidates to join and lead the Quality Assurance Team of Hospitals across the country both within the Max Healthcare Network hospitals and other organizations as well. During their learning & training at Max Healthcare, they will also have the opportunity to train under and observe the workings of each department of a running hospital, the quality checks the department goes through and the required quality certificates and accreditations the department needs, making them industry ready.

Program Details

Master of Science in Healthcare Quality Management (HQM)

How to Apply

All candidates should submit the Master of Healthcare Quality Management application form in the given format.

Eligibility Criteria

Important Information/Fee Structure

Duration 2 Years
Number of seats (Academic Year 2024-2026) 20
Location Max Healthcare and its network group of Hospitals
• Application process
• Session Starts
• Application has to be submitted online
• August in every year
Application Fee INR 2,00,000* per annum
Program Director Dr. Arati Verma
Co-Program Director Dr. Vinitaa Jha

Advantages of the degree programme

  • Two years of structured Healthcare Quality Management training: Medical quality and safety training of young graduate students will be delivered equivalent to international standards undertaking the curriculum and assessments defined by our team of multidisciplinary faculty from Max and Santosh University.

  • MSc will be offered at tertiary care hospitals of Max Healthcare and its Network group of Hospitals in Delhi and NCR: Max Healthcare has a network of 17 healthcare facilities, each having its own quality assurance team across 5 States within India, providing students with exposure to real-time learning.

  • Supervised training: Each student will be under the constant supervision of a mentor/ supervisor. Through one-on-one meetings, the mentor/supervisor will support the students by identifying their educational needs, setting learning goals, reflective learning, and personal development.

  • Assessments:Regular assessments will be conducted throughout the course to evaluate the progress.

Why Choose Max?

  • The Vision of Max Institute of Medical Excellence:
  • To build a unique institution that drives excellence in healthcare delivery through academics, education and training, by developing a highly skilled and committed workforce, and thereby building a healthy society for posterity.
  • Max Healthcare has been set up to bring about sustainable, positive changes in healthcare by providing an outstanding program of research, teaching and service – to educate the next generation of clinical research taskforce with an endeavour to discover, test and disseminate solutions for better clinical outcomes; as well as translate research into effective practices and sound policies.
  • Max Healthcare (A unit of Devki Devi foundation) has been involved in national and international clinical research, which includes clinical trials, clinical research studies, and funded grants & academic studies.
  • National funding agencies for research projects are DBT, ICMR, INSA, IGIB, BIRAC and DST.
  • International Funding agencies for public health research projects are NIHR(UK), EU, UK-Innovate and ICL
  • Max Healthcare has been providing a high standard of clinical care in a premier tertiary care setting to ~20000 patients and is involved in building the capacity of individuals in related fields.


Max Super Specialty Hospital Delhi and NCR
The total number of seats is 20

Santosh University, established in 1995, undertakes important measures to enhance academic standards and quality in education, including innovation and improvements in curriculum, teaching-learning process, examination and evaluation systems, besides governance and other matters. The university formulates various regulations and guidelines from time to time to improve the education system and maintain minimum standards and quality as well as using a blend of classroom, practical and community engagement to promote holistic learning.

Santosh University is an excellent place for pursuing academic excellence in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, Allied Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, Epidemiology through graduate, postgraduate & research fellowships & PhD programmes. Integrated Post-graduate and PG Diploma courses are also available in other disciplines of higher learning i.e. Management and Humanities. Besides on-campus learning, Santosh University has also transitioned to imparting External Education through Hybrid Learning, Online Distance Learning and Virtual Learning. Continuing Professional Education courses are also offered providing broad access to Santosh University’s constantly evolving body of knowledge & expertise both in-Person & through online expert programmes. The university is rapidly establishing academic links with reputed international universities/education institutions to promote student mobility and exchange in a structured manner for a perennial path.

The core courses include: Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems, Understanding Patient Centered Care, Quality Management & Quality Improvement Tools, NABH Standards, Audit Tools, Legal & Statutory Requirements, Leadership Skills, Basics of Biostatistics, Basics of Epidemiology, Introduction to Public Health, Medico Legal Aspect of Healthcare, Clinical Governance, Future of Healthcare, JCI Accreditation, Health Management, Health Policy, Health Economics and Financing. The practical learning courses include: Functioning of various hospital departments, NABH Standards, Audit Tools, Legal Acts applicable to healthcare, Patient centered care including Informed consent, complaint management, etc.
  • All candidates should submit the application form for the Master of Science in Healthcare Quality Management in the prescribed format, which can be downloaded from Max Healthcare and Santosh University website or apply online.
  • The application consists of a registration form, proof of academic credentials, work experience, contact details of two referees (academic or professional) and a Statement of Purpose (SOP).
  • The applicants will be shortlisted based on their academic qualifications, relevant experience and Statement of Purpose, followed by an interview.
  • The selection of candidates will be conducted by a specially constituted screening committee represented by Max Healthcare and Santosh University.

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