Social and Health Management (MBA)

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What is the content of the course of studies?

The main focus of the MBA Social and Health Management course is the development of potential management and leadership skills as well as communication and cooperation skills on the basis of personal experience. On a practical basis, the course has a multidisciplinary and inter-occupational approach. Many leadership and managerial responsibilities within the social and healthcare sector show parallels, even if the institutional context and the supply contract are different in each case. Topics from their own everyday work are analysed, reflected on and conceptualised, and can be tested and implemented early on in professional practice in the form of new behaviour patterns and approaches to problem-solving. Modules The composition of the modules is also geared towards the main functions and areas of activity of managers in social and healthcare facilities. Information on the 11 modules can be found on the website.

Where can I find employment later on?
Social and healthcare facilities, entitlement to promotion, career qualification for senior civil service.
In what fields/subject areas can I work?

Quality management, personnel management, research, organisational development, accounting, marketing, strategic alignment, occupational health promotion.

What are the entry requirements?
  • A relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree with a minimum of 210 credit points (CPs), relevant master’s degree or diploma. Applicants with only 180 credit points must attain an additional 30 CPs.
  • Minimum two years of professional experience within education, social or healthcare sector, high school-leaving certificate, currently hold a management position within the education, social or healthcare sector or striving for a management position.

What costs will I incur as part of my studies?
€ 9,950 tuition fees plus semester fee.


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Who offers this course?

HAW Hamburg

Type of study

University studies


Five semesters

Qualification on completion

Master of Business Administration

Special features

Part-time interdisciplinary high practical relevance.

State recognition