Junger Arzt machen Termin an der Rezeption in Klinik
Junger Arzt macht Termin an der Rezeption in Klinik


Nursing, management, pedagogy… Become a sought-after all-rounder and contribute to a modern healthcare system. Your Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Management will help you get there. 

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Motivated nursing staff, digital and sustainable concepts in the healthcare sector? Often not. That's why the healthcare system needs people like you. Who always keep an overview at the interface between health administration, human resources and care and drive digitalisation forward. After all, it's about nothing less than ensuring high-quality care. Sounds exciting? Then the Bachelor's degree programme in Nursing Management at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) is just right for you. 

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There is a high demand for well-trained care managers who can adapt innovatively and flexibly to increasingly complex organisational structures. With a Bachelor's degree in nursing management, all doors will be open to you for a career in outpatient or inpatient nursing, geriatric nursing and remedial care. For example:

Ärzte Team im Krankenhaus

Ward manager

As a ward manager, you will be responsible for personnel management, development and planning for your ward. You will be in charge of duty rosters and deployment plans, monitor the nursing process and carry out appropriate controls. Case management will also be one of your tasks. This ensures that the necessary health services and therapies can be made available to the patients quickly. Of course, you will also be the first point of contact for relatives. 

Älteres Ehepaar spricht mit Mann

Employee in health administration

Pflegerin und Seniorin

Administrative manager of a nursing home

Choose how you want to study Nursing Management at IU

You can complete your Bachelor's degree in Nursing Management at IU 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. 

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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 Nursing Management  

Demographic change is presenting the healthcare system with ever greater challenges. There is not only a shortage of well-trained nurses, but increasingly also of people with leadership skills. With a degree in Nursing Management, you sharpen precisely these skills and prepare yourself for leadership positions in Nursing. Your career opportunities are more diverse and promising with a Bachelor's degree. Accordingly, you enjoy more freedom of choice

The degree itself is also a good reason to study. Learning new things is an enrichment for you and everyone else who benefits from your knowledge and skills. At IU, we focus on study formats and styles that suit you and your wishes: lifelong learning is fun. 

Your IU studies in Nursing Management 

In your Nursing Management degree programme, you will learn what you need for your successful work in health care institutions. Above all, you will acquire the ability to lead independently as a manager. Your Bachelor's degree in Nursing Management can do even more. You learn how to meet the demands of implementing innovative nursing concepts. And you learn how to cleverly use digital tools and methods in health care and nursing

During the Bachelor's programme, you will build up knowledge in Business Administration, Medicine, Technology, Health Economics and Pedagogy. You get to know and understand the current legal regulations in the nursing sector. Building on this, you can further deepen your knowledge to later take on important management functions in areas such as Health Economics, Case Management or Human Resources.  

A look into the future: what you'll do after graduation 

There is a great need for well-trained nursing managers who can adapt innovatively and flexibly to increasingly complex organisational structures. With a Bachelor's degree in Nursing Management, all doors are open to you for a career in outpatient or inpatient nursing, geriatric nursing and curative education. You decide in which area you would like to use your skills. Competent nursing care has a future. 

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