IIHMR University as a research university is specialized in management research, postgraduate education and training in the health sector. The University's goal is to create new information and technology that may be used to build successful policies, health interventions, and strategies. In the disciplines of hospital administration, health management, pharmaceutical management, rural management, and a number of other fields connected to the health sector, the university provides MBA, MPH (in conjunction with JHU), doctorate programmes, executive education, research, and consultation.

It has a different organizational culture that promotes autonomy, responsibility, openness, and transparency as key principles and ethos. Faculty and research staff work together in multidisciplinary teams to provide a conducive atmosphere for learning, professional development, and growth.