Nursing education - provides the necessary motivation for other people to pursue a physically, mentally and socially challenging profession.

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Bachelor's degree programme in Nursing Education - didactic expertise for professionals.

You can quickly inspire other people and want to pass on your knowledge? Then the Bachelor's programme in Nursing Education will make you a sought-after teacher in the healthcare sector. At IU University you will learn which didactic methods you should use as a nursing educator to train future nurses and let them improve their skills - be it in public education institutions, in companies or the scientific field. As a nursing and health expert, you will ensure the targeted transfer between theory and practice. 

The Bachelor's programme in Nursing Education will provide you with a broad basic knowledge in social sciences, psychology and philosophy. The curriculum also includes political and legal guidelines for the care and health sector. The IU University study programme focuses on adult education, nursing didactics and lifelong learning. Also, you will have the chance to specialise in business management aspects, for example, to make a career in inpatient or outpatient nursing and geriatric care or hospital management. 

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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 Nursing 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. 

Nursing Educator

As a nursing educator, you are responsible for preparing aspiring nursing professionals for their professional careers. You are also responsible for their continuing education and training. Your work is not just limited to hospitals and nursing homes. Nursing educators are also employed in school healthcare facilities, nursing homes, associations, and health insurance companies. You also have the opportunity to pursue a career in scientific research or public relations.  

Subject-specific Editor:

In the field of nursing, there are numerous specialist magazines, online portals, and a great deal of specialist literature dealing with the topics of everyday professional life, political discourse, and research. The main purpose of these venues is to keep nursing professionals up to date and inform them about important innovations. If you want to get into the industry, you should have deep interest and talent in writing. Further journalistic or editorial training is also an advantage. As an editor, you mainly work in specialist editorial offices, specialist publishers, or care companies.  

Academic research Assistant

As an academic research assistant, you actively work on further developing knowledge in the nursing and healthcare sectors. If you see your professional future in the academic field, you can start as a research assistant after completing your master’s degree. As an academic research assistant, you have the opportunity to pursue a doctorate. This provides the foundation for an academic career or work in other areas outside of the university.

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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 

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