Bachelor's degree


Health education studies, you will learn to train future professionals to provide competent care for people in need of treatment. 

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Language : German


Are you eager to pass on your experience and knowledge of caring for people in need of therapeutic treatment to others? Do you want to actively shape educational programmes in the health sector? Then the Health Education programme at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) is just right for you. Here you will receive the necessary pedagogical and didactic basics to be able to train and further train yourself.  

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Your studies in Health Education 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. 

Ärztin und Patientin beim Gespräch

Health Educator

As a health educator, you are responsible for the organisation and implementation of advanced and ongoing training courses for future specialists. You work in schools or healthcare institutions. You can also work for health insurance companies and associations. 

Frau bei Vortrag vor Publikum

Academic Research Assistant

Zwei Männer präsentieren vor Team

Health Consultant

Choose how you want to study Health Education at IU

You can complete your Health Education studies flexibly by distance learning. Here you can find out how your studies at IU work and what your advantages are in the distance learning study model.  

Distance Learning

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You study completely on your own terms – whenever, wherever and however you want! Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

Why you should study Health Education 

A degree brings with it various advantages that can help you in the course of your career. You develop soft skills and abilities such as scientific work, which are important for your professional development and which you could not acquire in an apprenticeship. You can only reach certain positions and thus salary levels with an academic degree. Lifelong learning is also becoming increasingly important for our society and a Bachelor's or a Master's degree simply ensures you better career and promotion opportunities and a successful future.  

Your IU Studies in Health Education 

In addition to pedagogical know-how, you can acquire subject didactic knowledge. You will also learn management basics and central methodological skills and strengthen your social skills.   

Our Bachelor's degree programme in Health Education includes two practice-oriented projects that are also part of the curriculum. In this way, you will be optimally prepared for your future tasks in the health sector. In the course of your studies, you can choose your individual focus and further deepen your knowledge in the areas of education, counselling, psychology and labour law. 

A look into the future: what you will do after graduation 

The only prerequisite for Health Education: you need to have completed training in a health profession. Then you can take your Health Education studies to the next level. For example, as a health educator, research assistant or health advisor in schools. You will gain all the competences for quality assurance and personnel development to teach in schools and educational institutions for health professions. There are many career paths in the health sector to pass on your acquired knowledge to people

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