Bachelor
Gesundheitspädagogik

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

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Bachelor's in Health Education Studies to train the professionals of tomorrow.

Have you already completed training in a healthcare profession and are eager to pass on your knowledge to guarantee good care of people in need of treatment? Pedagogical and didactical fundamentals are required to actively participate in shaping educational offers in the health care system. Important competencies for quality assurance and personnel development are taught in the Bachelor's Programme in Health Education Studies at IU International University. Valuable know-how, which you will pass on to future professionals as a health educator, research associate, or health advisor at schools for health professions or in institutions with training programmes at all levels. 

With a completed IU Bachelor's programme in Health Education Studies, you will acquire the necessary qualifications to be allowed to teach at schools and educational institutions for health professions. In addition to pedagogical know-how, you will acquire basic knowledge in the field of didactics. You will also learn management fundamentals and central methodological skills as well as strengthen your social skills. The curriculum includes two practice-oriented projects to optimally prepare you for your future tasks in the healthcare sector. As you progress through your studies, you will choose a specialisation and focus on areas like pedagogy, counselling, psychology, and labour law. 

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Why you should study at IU

SALARY INCREASE up to 20%
By studying at IU International University, you can expect up to 20% more salary in your future career.
MORE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE
The job market is constantly changing - studying with us gives you the perfect preparation for the business world.
OPTIMAL PROMOTION AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Start out in the professional world without compromises - no problem with a degree from us.

YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. FUTURE-ORIENTED.

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. 

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. 

Academic research assistant

As an academic research assistant, you will work in the fields of research and teaching. This includes administrative duties and organising programmes and exams. With a master’s degree, you also have the opportunity to acquire an advanced scientific qualification in the form of a doctor 

Health consultant

If you decide to pursue a professional career as a health consultant, you will advise people in need of therapeutic treatment. You take care of patients and their relatives in rehab facilities or healthcare institutions. You can also work in adult education centres in the field of health promotion. 

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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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