SRH Hochschule für Gesundheit

Distance learning Healthcare Management, M. A.

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Distance study
  • university cooperations
  • Job/family compatible

Do you want to successfully accompany management positions in the healthcare sector and actively shape healthcare institutions? Our Master's program in Healthcare Management gives you the tools you need.

  • German
  • at the beginning of the month
SRH University of Applied Health Sciences
Your course content

What you will learn

You will learn how to apply a business management approach in healthcare facilities, taking into account industry-specific characteristics and practical problems. We provide you with background information on the healthcare sector and appropriate know-how for your future management tasks and challenges. This will help you gain perspectives and thought patterns for viewing healthcare facilities.

You will apply analyses to independently gather information about relevant task areas and framework conditions of the healthcare system. The will include analysis of remuneration systems, quality management, controlling, process management, human resource management as well as legal and political influences.   You will gain both your solid basic understanding and the continuous acquisition of new knowledge. As a central competence, you will acquire the strategic perspective needed to achieve an overview of long-term business decisions and their effects.

By choosing three out of a total of 13 elective modules, you will develop an individual profile as an interdisciplinary specialist in healthcare. The elective modules in our Master's Program in Healthcare Management will help you deepen already discussed topics or specializations in certain application areas as well as related disciplines. The program provides a highly practical and competence-oriented teaching, equipping with the skills to excel in your career in healthcare.

Your career prospects

Our innovative approach that pays off

We train you to become a specialist in business management topics in the healthcare sector. Your studies will equip you with sound management skills that expand your medical knowledge with a business focus.

With a degree from our SRH University of Applied Sciences for Health, you will become a sought-after expert in the increasingly competitive sector of healthcare. We invite you to take advantage of your opportunity to qualify for leadership roles in the healthcare sector by acquiring the business know-how through our degree program.

  • Clinics and hospitals
  •  Medical care centers
  •  Health insurance companies and insurances
  •  Associations and medical chambers
  •  Medical centers
  •  Rehabilitation and care facilities
  •  Health authorities


Get information about your desired master's degree program Management in Healthcare (M.A.) without obligation and from the comfort of your home on May 16, 2022 at 8:00 pm.

Cooperation for your future
Cooperation for your future

Strong partnership

Our Master's program in Healthcare Management was developed in cooperation with SRH Mobile University. For over 25 years, the distance learning university has been training healthcare professionals and has won awards such as "Most Popular Distance Learning University". Currently, over 7,800 students are studying with our strong cooperation partner.


Healthcare Management

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A study for your demands

Maybe you are hesitant about pursuing your dream study of health and social management because you think it might be incompatible with your family and job. We understand your concerns and are here to help take away this fear. Most of our students study part-time in one of our exciting bachelor's and master's degree programs. We, as a health science university, not only teach health, we also live it.  We know about our responsibility for an optimal work-life-study balance. Due to our monthly block events, it is not uncommon for families to arrive together with toddlers to crawling across the hallways of the university or sitting in the lecture together with their parents.

Your modules in the study

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester

First Semester

  • Empirical research

  • Healthcare analysis and marketing

  • Process management in healthcare facilities

  • Remuneration systems in the health care sector

  • Health economy and policy

2. Semester

Second Semester

  • Data Analysis

  • Quality management in healthcare facilities

  • Controlling in healthcare facilities

  • Human Resource Management in Healthcare Facilities

  • Social and special law for health care facilities

3. Semester

Third Semester

  • Strategic Management in Healthcare

  • Practice project

  • Elective module 1

  • Elective module 2

  • Elective module 3


Our 13 different elective modules provide you with the best possible preparation for your further development.

Your success is our motivation!

4. Semester

Fourth Semester

  • Master thesis


Confirmed study quality

As a joint institution of the federal states, the Accreditation Council Foundation is responsible for quality assurance in study and teaching at German universities.

Our Master's program Management in Healthcare has been awarded the study quality by the Accreditation Council Foundation.

About our quality promise

Admission requirements and application

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Admission requirements

You can apply without obligation at any time via our online portal. We will then review your application documents and invite you to a personal interview.

For admission to the Master's program in Healthcare Management, we require the following documents from you:

  • Bachelor of Arts or equivalent degree (at least 180 ECTS) plus one year of practical and professional experience
  • Completed vocational training in a related field in the healthcare sector, at least 2 years of work experience and passed aptitude test.
  • Proof of German language level B2 (for international applicants)

*  According to § 70 of the ThürHG, in defined exceptional cases, applicants can also be admitted who have not completed a first academic degree, but have completed vocational training in a professionally related field and have at least 2 years of professional experience in this field. Due to this regulation, you can gain access to the Master's program via an aptitude test (one-time 200.00 Euro). Please contact us for more information.


If you have the necessary entry requirements, we are already looking forward to your application, which should then include the following documents:

  • A curriculum vitae in tabular form with a current passport photo.
  • A copy of your identity card (front and back), for foreign students the National Identity Card.
  • A copy of your first degree
  • Proof of your professional qualification (only for applicants without a first academic degree).

In the selection process, we consider the following criteria in equal measure: academic performance, practical experience and previous professional career, further education and training, and the personal admission interview.

For the online application process you have to register once. This gives you the opportunity to add information and files later before you send us your documents.

Costs and financing

Here you will find all the information you need to realize your studies.

Your financing

As a state-recognized, private university, the SRH University of Applied Health Sciences is financed by tuition fees. These revenues are used to equip our campus, to provide services for our students, and to ensure that you receive the highest quality of education, creating an optimal study environment.

  • Flex 1 | € 539 p. M. | € 12.936 total
  • Flex 2 | € 388 p. M. | € 13.968 total

In addition to efficient organization, a goal-oriented course of study requires a solid financial basis in order to be able to pay rent, living expenses and tuition fees. Financing options are available, including educational loans or scholarship programs.

We have compiled a list of all financing options for you here.

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