YOUR HEALTH MANAGEMENT STUDIES. FOR PATIENTS AND STAFF.
Medical progress and increasing digitisation are considered to be the main causes of demographic change in our society today. This is associated with new challenges for the nursing and healthcare sector. To ensure the best possible care at all times, you need specialists with business management know-how and extensive specialist knowledge – in other words, organisational and HR skills you will learn in the Master’s degree programme in Health Management. After you graduate, you will be able to plan, manage and monitor important processes in a wide variety of institutions and areas of healthcare as a health manager or administrative manager.
As a graduate of the IU Master’s degree programme in Health Management, you will expand your knowledge of business and health science. You will also learn about what is important when leading small to large teams and organisations. Beyond the necessary management know-how, you will also gain analytical and conceptual, solution-oriented skills. In addition, you will have the opportunity to specialise, for example, in human resources, public health, or controlling.
Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree program.
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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.
ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER IN THE HEALTH SECTOR
As an administrative manager in the health sector, you supervise the planning and organisation of business procedures and service processes. You develop innovative offers for the service area in the health sector, and you are also actively involved in the interface with quality management or marketing. Municipalities, federal states or private institutions such as hospitals or institutions providing care for the elderly are all potential employers.
HEALTH MANAGER IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT
The basis of every successful company is motivated and healthy employees. As an occupational health manager, you create healthy working conditions for the employees of your company. It is also your task to encourage employees to behave in a healthy way. Overall, occupational health management covers the areas of occupational health and safety, occupational integration management, personnel management and workplace health promotion. For example, you are responsible for reintegrating chronically ill employees, preventing accidents at work and occupational diseases, and promoting the health of employees.
HEALTH CARE CONSULTANT
As a health care consultant, you will be responsible for preparing meetings with contractual partners, actively participating in these meetings and developing solutions to current issues. Your tasks also include the procurement, analysis and preparation of data.
- Healthcare management
- Health psychology and sociology
- Medical and nursing law
- Markets and the public sector
- Social challenges and health policy
- Healthcare management
Generally, a completed undergraduate degree with a subject-related focus in the respective IU Master's program is a requirement for admission. The first undergraduate degree must have been successfully completed at a state or state-recognized college/university and with a final grade of at least "satisfactory". If the first degree does not include a subject-related focus, admission to the program can also be granted if the student has completed a related professional activity.
For English language degree courses, a proof (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, Cambridge or equivalent proof, e.g. through the free IU English course.) of sufficient English language skills is required.
For more detailed information and remarks about possible exceptions, please refer to the corresponding subpage of the respective course.
A completed undergraduate degree with a specific thematic focus in the selected master's degree program. Alternatively, also professional activities with corresponding backgrounds can be accredited in individual cases. A degree from a state or state-recognized college/university with a final grade of at least "Satisfactory". Accreditation of knowledge and skills acquired outside of the university sector is generally possible. University entrance qualification as a foreign student applicant.
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