Health management enables people to convince themselves to maintain and improve their health. 

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Bachelor's Degree in Health Management, helping people is something to be learned.

Digitalisation does not stop when it comes to the healthcare system, posing new challenges for healthcare personnel. More than ever, industry-specific know-how is essential: sound basic knowledge in business administration and medical, socio-political, and psychological expertise is fundamental. This broad foundation is part of the curriculum of the Bachelor's Programme in Health Management at IU International University. You will also gain the specific skills that will support you in the optimal organisation of various processes in clinical-therapeutic departments or health authorities. This programme provides you with all the requirements for a management position in a hospital or another healthcare institution.  

The IU study programme in Health Management will provide you with basic knowledge in health science,political-legal framework conditions, as well as business and economic fundamentals. Ethical and psychosocial skills with patients and staff are also part of the modular curriculum. During the IUBH programme, you will develop analytical and administrative skills to work as a health expert in administration, human resources, or education. 

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Why you should study at IU

By studying at IU International University, you can expect up to 20% more salary in your future career.
The job market is constantly changing - studying with us gives you the perfect preparation for the business world.
Start out in the professional world without compromises - no problem with a degree from us.


Your studies in Health Management are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills. 

Management consultant in healthcare

Digitisation, increasing competition and cost pressures, and ever higher quality standards: Change and innovation in the health sector are opening up a lot of chances and opportunities, but also challenges for the industry. As a management consultant, you support relevant institutions in making the right decisions for the future and creating an organisation that operates in a healthy and humane way.  

health coach

As a health coach, you assist and support people in developing a healthy lifestyle. You consider all the components of a healthy lifestyle but respond individually to the problems and needs of your clients to ensure long-term success. Health coaches can be self-employed, but can also work as employees at schools, kindergartens, hospitals, or retirement homes.   

health manager in corporate health management

Success in any company is always achieved thanks to motivated and healthy employees. As a company health manager, you create healthy working conditions for your company’s employees. You also encourage employees to live a healthy lifestyle. Overall, occupational health management covers the areas of occupational health and safety, occupational integration management, personnel management, and occupational health promotion. For example, you are responsible for the reintegration of chronically ill employees, prevention of accidents at work and occupational diseases, and for measures to promote employees’ health.   

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Distance learning

For maximum flexibility and maximum success - study 100% online 

  • Ideal for graduating with maximum flexibility: study when, where and how you want.  
  • 100% online study - no compulsory attendance and optionally full or part-time 
  • Take exams online or locally if you wish    
  • Maximum support from tutors, professors and study coaches 
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Part-time studies

Flexibility and clear structures - cleverly combined 

  • Perfect to take your career to the next level: Study while working  
  • Possible at 14 locations as well as at the virtual campus  
  • Mix of flexible online modules and regular classes  
  • Choose your own pace in online studies and deepen your knowledge with the help of experienced professors on campus 

Dual studies

Study or work? Just do both!  

  • The perfect way to start your career: study and gain work experience at the same time  
  • At over 35 locations as well as at the virtual campus 
  • Regular rotation between theory on campus and practice in the company 
  • Apply what you have learned directly in practice and have more than three years of professional experience after graduation  

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