Management of Health Institutions master programme
Getting you ready to take on managerial responsibilities in a booming industry: the part-time Management of Health Institutions master programme helps you plot your personal career path.
You will learn about modern management methods and apply your expertise in interdisciplinary and interprofessional teams. Close collaboration with health companies ensures a strong practical element. You will also take on real challenges and develop innovative ideas in the course of projects and while writing your master thesis.
Courses normally take place from Friday at 2pm to Saturday. There is also 1 block week per semester.
You will complete your degree in 4 semesters, or 2 years. During this time, your workload will be 120 ECTS credits.
The degree programme
You will be studying alongside people from various professions on this part-time master programme. Whether you’re an economist, a qualified practitioner in nursing or healthcare, a high level allied health profession, a doctor or from a related occupation – you’ll benefit from a programme tailored specifically to your needs.
There are various options for adapting your degree to your personal requirements and situation: the electives in semester 2, the practical project in semester 3 and the master thesis in the fourth semester. You decide what topics and industries you want to specialise in.
Apart from the block week, the fourth semester will revolve around your master thesis. It’s a great opportunity to spend time abroad and write your thesis there, for instance at one of our partner universities.
A particularly attractive option is the double degree we offer in conjunction with the University of Applied Sciences Deggendorf . Besides obtaining a master of arts at IMC Krems, you will also be accredited with completing the Strategic and International Management programme at our partner institution.
" The Management of Health Institutions master programme provides students with unrivalled opportunities to choose their own focus areas and implement modern management concepts in the health sector. "
Programme director Manfred Pferzinger
Career options for graduates of the Management of Health Institutions master programme
As a graduate of the Management of Health Institutions master programme, you have a clear understanding of the complex relationships that characterise the health sector. You will be able to develop innovative solutions to challenges facing the industry and implement them using a process-based approach.
You can look forward to a host of new job opportunities, because you have what it takes to build a career in the health sector. You can use your newly acquired expertise to benefit your current company, or you can switch to another post in Austria or abroad.
You can also opt to take a doctorial programme at a university in Austria or abroad. We have a cooperation agreement with UMIT Tirol. This agreement ensures that admission to the doctorial programmes at this institution is a straightforward process.
The professional areas open to graduates in the healthcare sector include
Big data management
- Management control and finance
- Digital transformation management
- Health and social policy
- Health planning
- Healthcare start-ups
- HR and employee development
- Innovation management
- Crisis management
- Organisational development
- Process management
- Quality management
- Service/product design
Get to know the core team of our master degree programme Management of Health Institutions.
Head of Institute Health Management / Deputy Academic Head / Programme Director Management of Health Institutions
Prof.(FH) Mag.(FH) Dr. Manfred Pferzinger
- Process management