Master Sozialmanagement (M.A.)

MY PLUS IN THE SOCIAL FIELD.

Business administration, economics, law, social studies and much more. Your Social Management degree makes you an interdisciplinary master in the social economy. 

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Language : German

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Masterstudium

MANAGEMENT SKILLS PLUS SOCIAL EXPERTISE. STUDY SOCIAL MANAGEMENT.

Despite all the social skills: the social sector is and remains a business enterprise. If you want to face the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary challenges of this sector as a manager, you need special expertise. In addition to Business and Economics knowledge, this also includes purely legal backgrounds. Only then will you be able to take on responsible tasks and advisory functions. With your Master's degree in Social Management, you will prepare yourself for the high demands that will be placed on your future work in the social sector.  

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Career

YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. IN A SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT.

You already have a B.A. in social work or social education? Or are you a specialist and manager in this field? Then take your master's degree in Social Management to the next level. As a social manager you can take on management and leadership positions in all organisations of the social economy. Or even aim for the civil service. At the same time, your degree is an excellent foundation for self-employment and social entrepreneurship. You can become, for example: 

Choose how you want to study Social Management at IU

Flexible, versatile, practical: you can complete your Master's degree in Social 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 belong to, 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 a unique mix of digital tools, virtual live formats and an interactive online community at your disposal. 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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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 Social 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 also 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 Social Management

With your Master's degree in Social Management, you face interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary challenges. You deal intensively with Business Administration and Economics as well as with legal backgrounds. In addition to subject-specific topics such as Social Innovation and Quality Management in Social Services, you will also learn the necessary Research Methodology. You can also specialise in specific areas during your IU studies. For example, in the areas of Diversity Management, Data Science and Digital Transformation. Or you can expand your soft skills in the areas of Leadership, Communication and Negotiation Techniques. Financial Management, Accounting, Human Resources - your Master's degree in Social Management makes you a multi-talent for a very specific industry. Not to forget the exciting topic of Ethics. 


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

With your Master's degree in Social Management, you can take the next step in your career and assume responsible Management and Leadership positions in all organisations of the Social Economy. With your acquired professional skills, you can also aspire to higher public service or an independent, social entrepreneurial activity. How about the role of a quality manager in the social sector to take over the entire control of the structural, process and result quality of organisations? As the Head of a social institution, you can also contribute your qualities as a manager and take over the entire commercial area. Or, as the personnel manager of a Social Enterprise, you can take care of the areas of Recruitment, Talent Management and Personal Development. 

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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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