FH Kärnten

Healthcare Management

  • BA
  • German
  • 6 Semester
  • Feldkirchen
  • 24 Places
Application period
from 01.10.2021 to 30.09.2022

Presently, the healthcare sector can be categorized by extreme dynamic growth and growth potential as well as being one of the more expanding career markets. The demographical developments of population, the rapid advancements in the field of medicine, the increasing quality awareness in the healthcare and nursing care fields, the pressure to keep costs under control in the face of constant financial resources and last but not least the increasing demands of patients in regards to their own care require highly qualified healthcare managers. Leadership and management skills as well as the ability to work in a team are the skills that the industry is looking for. The degree program “Healthcare Management” offers students excellent qualifications with an academic title “Bachelor of Arts in Business” (BA).

Qualifications and skills profile

Our graduates acquire expertise that is fundamental, based on sound research and evidence, application oriented and specifically designed for the field of healthcare relevant disciplines.  Above and beyond this, our students attain the ability to analyze subjects methodically and to apply this skill in interdisciplinary settings. The degree program conveys additionally key skills such as the ability to act independently, social and communication skills, e.g. conflict management, cooperation, negotiations and language skills, as well as fundamental leadership and management competence.

Goals of the degree program

  • (Further) Qualification of personnel in the Healthcare Management area
  • Preparation for career start and/or a career in middle management
  • Institutionalization and establishment of Healthcare Management scholarship related to international standards

In the 5th semester, an internship/work placement program is in place which can be performed domestically as well as internationally.

The program is taught entirely in German language and requires language skills of level B2 (Goethe Institute). 

Entry requirements

... the secondary school-leaving exam (Matura from a higher secondary school); a comparable international graduation certificate (Abitur, A-levels, etc.); a university entrance certificate with the mandatory subjects German, English (E1) and Mathematics (


Application mode:
online via https://bewerbung.cuas.at/

Appointment for the admissions process:

Admission procedure:
If you meet all of the formal prerequisites, you will be invited to take a written aptitude test. After your text results have been evaluated, you will be invited to a personal interview with a application committee.

Start of studies:

Study information days:

Tuition fee:
363,36 Euro / Semester

10 weeks in semester 5

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