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The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
Post Graduate Program in Hospital Management (1 year Distance Learning Program)

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (a unit of Medical Research Foundation, Chennai) is a forerunner and leader in the area of imparting healthcare and health management technology, drawing its strength from its parent organization Sankara Nethralaya.

The objective of the academy is to create highly knowledgeable and skilled professionals, conversant with every area of healthcare and hospital management, to meet the increasing demand for competent professionals in this segment.

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy is now embarking into a unique distance learning Post Graduate program in Hospital Management. This would help all aspiring medical, para medical and other aspiring professionals to join Health care sector. Healthcare management is emerging as a boom industry, thanks to myriad factors like increasing health awareness among the general public, a disturbing increase in lifestyle and environment related ailments. The corporatization of heath care sector is widening the scope and enhancing the pace of growth.


Healthcare management is becoming increasingly privatized in this global environment. There is a greater need for not only skillful doctors but also efficient hospital administrators.

A large number of private hospitals and multi specialty clinics have come up all over the country. With increasing emphasis on quality of health care and patient satisfaction there is a tremendous need for persons with a professional qualification in Hospital Management.

This course provides an overview about Hospital Management and Administration for both medical and non-medical professional.


The scope of health care is enhancing at a hectic pace and the number of institutes providing healthcare is only increasing. There are various healthcare institutes that require Hospital Administrators in India.

The growing need of professionalism would only increase the importance of hospital management courses in India. As along with the government various private hospitals are today competing to provide first class health care services, the demand of professional hospital administrators are rising tremendously.

With this scope and background, we are proposing this distance learning program for all who wish to join hospital management.

  • To support and assist qualified administrators to manage health care settings.
  • To expose administrators in healthcare settings for effective modern hospital management
Eligibility Any graduate degree from a recognized University
Duration 1 year
Course Fee Rs. 30,000/-
Commencement Every year in the month of July

Trimester 1:

  • Principles of Management
  • Management of Healthcare Organization
  • Marketing Management & Consumer Behavior

Trimester 2:

  • Healthcare Laws
  • Human Resource Management for hospitals
  • Supply Chain Management for Hospital

Trimester 3:

  • Basics of Finance & Accounting
  • Quality system and Hospital Accreditation

Trimester 4:

  • Hospital information system including medical records
  • Public Health Systems & health Insurance

This program in hospital management is designed to facilitate enhanced managerial performance at workplace and would serve as a spring board to join the healthcare sector.

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For further details, Contact:

The Programme Coordinator – Distance Learning
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
No.9, Vanagaram Road, Ayanambakkam
Chennai - 600 095, Tamil Nadu.
Ph No: 044 – 49086005 / +91 – 9791135969

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