FH Krems

Management von Gesundheitsunternehmen

  • MA
  • Part-time
  • German
  • 4 semester
  • Krems

You want to build a career in the health sector and take on managerial responsibilities in this booming industry? IMC Krems' German-language part-time Management of Health Institutions master programme helps you plot your personal career path. You will be studying alongside people from various professions. Whether you are an economist, a qualified practitioner in nursing or healthcare, a high level allied health profession, a doctor or from a related occupation – you will benefit from a programme tailored specifically to your needs.

What to expect from the master programme

  • You will learn about modern management methods and apply your expertise in interdisciplinary and interprofessional teams. 
  • Electives in semester 2: You decide what topics and industries you want to specialise in!
  • 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.

Choose one of 5 electives!

  • Big Data & Digitalization in Health Care
  • Controlling
  • Setting Up and Taking Over Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
  • Management and Organisation in the Health Sector
  • Human Resource Management


Apart from the block week, semester 4 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 dual 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.

Career paths

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. The professional areas open to graduates include:

  • Big data management, Change management, or Digital transformation management
  • Health and social policy
  • Health planning
  • Healthcare start-ups
  • Management control and finance
  • HR and employee development
  • Organisational development
  • Innovation management or service/product design
  • Crisis, Process or Quality Management

Entry requirements

To qualify for a master programme, you must have completed a bachelor degree – with a workload of minimum 180 ECTS and lasting at least six semesters – in a related subject or hold an equivalent degree from a recognised Austrian or foreign higher education institution.


Application mode:
Online application

Application time:

Appointment for the admissions process:
As of February 2023

Admission procedure:
Admission interview

Start of studies:
October 2023

Study information days:

Tuition fee:
Students from EU/EEA countries: € 363.36 + € 21.20 ÖH contribution per semester. Non-EU nationals: € 200 registration fee (one-time) and € 6,900 EUR + € 21.20 ÖH contribution per semester

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