Master Public Management (M.A.)

I'LL MAKE IT PUBLIC.

Take an active role in shaping the transformation of public administration. Your master’s degree in Public Management will make it possible. 

Distance learning

Language : German

Masterstudium

PUBLIC MANAGEMENT STUDIES: TRANSFORM YOURSELF AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.

E-Government, Smart Cities, Agile Organisational Structures: the public sector will face great challenges in the future. Your range of tasks will be correspondingly exciting if you continue to drive forward the digital transformation in a senior management position in the public sector following your Master's degree in Public Management. From Procurement Management to Change Management. From New Work to Training and Coaching of employees. The practical application of your knowledge in the Administration and, of course, your digital skills will come into play everywhere.

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Career

YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. PUBLICALLY EFFECTIVE.

Your future? Safe and sound. With your M.A. in Public Management, you will be able to count on a secure career in administration providing lucrative opportunities. After graduation, you will, for example, be able to work as: 

Choose how you want to study Public Management at IU

Flexible, versatile, practical: you can complete your Master of Public Management 100% online as an IU distance learning programme and remain independent at all times. Early bird or night owl? No matter which learning type you are, your IU study programme is tailored to your individual needs. Thanks to the innovative learning app IU Learn and the online campus myCampus, you can study independently around the clock. In addition, you have access to a unique mix of digital tools, virtual Live formats and an interactive Online Community. So that you always stay on the move and can incorporate your Master's degree into your everyday life regardless of location. 

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From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

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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.

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Degree
Master of Arts
State-recognised & award-winning*
German
Admission requirements
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
Advantages of the study format
Flexible learning on the online campus - whenever and wherever you want
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Possibility to study alongside your job thanks to 100% online teaching
Personal support from study advisors, teachers, study coaches and career coaches
Take your online exams 24/7 from the comfort of your own home
Campus
Virtual campus – 100 % online
Time model
Start your studies at any time
Full time – 12 months
Part time I – 18 months
Part time II – 24 months
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* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.

Why you should study Public Management

With a Master's degree, you can not only expand, deepen and specialise your knowledge in a specific subject area. In the course of your IU studies, you will also be taught more in-depth content, methodologies and skills, which many employers regard as an additional professional qualification. In many professions, a Master's degree is a prerequisite for a career or an academic career. In addition to significantly more attractive career opportunities, possible experience abroad and valuable contacts in the business world, you can usually expect a significantly better starting salary. This means that an internationally recognised Master's degree offers you a whole repertoire of advantages that you could be denied with a pure Bachelor's degree. 


Your IU studies in Public Management

With the Master's programme in Public Management at the IU International University of Applied Sciences, you will receive an interdisciplinary education in the fields of Law, Leadership as well as Technology, Project and Innovation Management. You will learn about new Technologies and forms of work in Public Administration and train your legal Expertise in Public Law. You will also be taught research methods. Of course, you can also specialise in topics such as Sustainability and the Environment, Intelligent Urban Design, Health and Social issues, Digitalisation and Transformation, HR analytics and development. Another special feature: you can acquire various certificates in various modules to optimally prepare you for your later career entry. 


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

With your Master's degree in Public Management, you will be a sought-after specialist with Administrative knowledge for digital transformation. This will open up a wide range of fields of application for you and you will benefit from lucrative career opportunities. With your strategic skills, you are a trend barometer and can implement digital change projects with the help of modern methods and tools. What about your future in Public Administration? That's for sure. No matter whether you are an employee or civil servant in the higher administrative service or comparable state service. You can work as an in-house Consultant advising the top management of public authorities or public institutions. Or as a Project Manager in public institutions coordinating progressive projects in the course of current social challenges. 

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We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

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I have taken note of the data protection declaration as well as the information on the right of withdrawal and on the persons responsible.

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