GET READY FOR THE FUTURE. WITH YOUR HEALTH MANAGEMENT STUDIES.
In the Health Management degree programme at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), you will acquire business and social skills in addition to industry-specific technical and methodological knowledge. As a result of the digitalisation of the health market, efficiency pressure and constantly new challenges, innovative and holistic approaches are needed, which your health management studies can teach you. In order to meet these challenges of the future, the industry needs young leaders like you, who will learn how to plan, control and monitor processes in health care facilities after completing their Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management.
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Choose the way you want to study Health Management at the IU
You can study your Bachelor of Health Management in various study forms. This depends entirely on how your individual everyday life looks like and what prerequisites you have when you begin your studies. The table provides you with a good overview about the benefits of the different forms of study and which model will support you best on your personal path.
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Study the way you want after graduating from high school. Campus or online – you decide.
Study on campus during the day or in the virtual lecture hall, exchange ideas with professors and fellow students and deepen your knowledge on our digital platform. This way you will benefit from the perfect mix of classic student life and flexible online studies!
Studies or work experience? Why not both?
You will study in person or virtually and learn how to put your knowledge into practice during your practical phases in a company. The perfect mix of theory and practical experience, tailored exactly to you and your needs.
* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.
Why you should study Health Management
A university degree can open various doors for you and creates more opportunities for growth and freedom in your future. You can have more career opportunities than you would have without, and you will move up the career ladder much faster because you will be taught certain key skills that will be incredibly helpful in your specific field. Furthermore, some companies prefer academics for higher positions. Under the aspect of lifelong learning, you mainly invest in yourself and in your professional competences in the future. Plus: studying can be fun - in particular when education (like at the IU) is provided the way you want it to be.
This is how your Health Management studies at the IU can look like
In addition to the technical specialisation in health science topics, the focus during the Bachelor of Health Management is on the development of your management and administrative skills. Ethical and psychosocial skills with patients and staff are also part of the curriculum. The programme includes Medicine for non-medical professionals, Law in the health sector, E-health, Project management or Health & Prevention. Furthermore, you will train your soft skills, which will make you fit for a managerial position in a hospital or other health care facilities.
Outlook for the future: This is what you will do after your studies
In the Bachelor's degree programme in Health Management, you will be trained as a future specialist and manager in a way that will allow you to face the rapid growth in the health market with confidence. After all: digitalisation in medical care, new services and increasing health awareness among the population require innovative and holistic approaches. At the same time, pressure for efficiency is growing. More than ever, a well-founded basic knowledge of Business Administration is required - and especially medical as well as socio-political knowledge. With your studies to become a health manager, you can start out as a health expert in Administration, Human Resources or the education sector.
The most important questions about studying Health Management
Good news: The IU is dispensing completely with a numerus clausus (NC). You don't have to go through an exhausting selection process or get credit for waiting semesters, because none of our degree programmes have a NC. We prefer to talk to you personally and together we can find out where your talents and strengths are. And most importantly, the goals you are pursuing with your studies.
You can study Health Management in the following cities: Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Braunschweig, Bremen, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt, Fulda, Hamburg, Hannover, Köln, Leipzig, Mainz, Mannheim, München, Münster, Nürnberg, Saarbrücken, Schwerin, Stuttgart, Trier, Ulm. And of course, at the Virtual Campus, which enables you to study anywhere in Germany.
Yes, we also make that possible at the IU. Alongside the entrance qualification in the form of an Abitur or Fachabitur, prospective students without an Abitur also have the opportunity to enter our bachelor’s programme. You can study Health Management without an Abitur if you are a state-certified technician/business economist, have a master craftsman's certificate or have at least two years of vocational training and at least three years of subsequent professional experience.
Health Management takes 36, 48 or 72 months, depending on the time model you choose. If you need more time and semesters for your studies, this is also absolutely no problem.
In six semesters, you will dedicate yourself to a wide range of topics so that your specialist knowledge is as diversified as possible after your graduation. The combination of business knowledge with industry-specific knowledge of the health sector ensures that you will have increased opportunities on the labour market in the future and that you will be ideally positioned in the industry. In the Bachelor of Health Management, you acquire knowledge in modules such as "Medicine for non-medical professionals", "Economics and the market", "Intercultural and ethical skills" or "Marketing". In the fifth semester, you can choose between modules such as "Applied Health Psychology", "The Therapeutic Branch", "Fitness and Sports Management", "Social and Health Policy" and many more for your compulsory elective module.
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