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MBA Healthcare Service Management*

The healthcare sector is facing significant challenges that aim to ensure a safe and high-quality healthcare provision for the population. With rising costs and demographic shifts, healthcare organizations are increasingly seeking competent leaders who can comprehend these complex trends and navigate through them effectively. The necessity to blend economic success with the highest standards of patient care demands a profound understanding of management principles within the healthcare industry.


The MBA Healthcare Service Management at the University of Europe from Applied Sciences (UE) precisely offers the education you need to meet these demands. The MBA programme is tailored to provide you with both specific healthcare expertise and essential management skills. You will not only grasp the intricacies of the healthcare market but also be capable of devising innovative solutions to secure your organization's future.


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Summer semester: March

Wiinter semester: September 


Tuition fees | EU applicants

Tuition fees | EU applicants

Standard: € 925 monthly 


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Tuition fees | Non-EU applicants

Tuition fees | Non-EU applicants

Standard: € 12,332 yearly


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MBA Healthcare Service Management


Credits & Duration

Credits & Duration

90 ECTS in 3 semesters

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

- First qualifying university degree: Bachelor's degree (at least 180 ECTS)


- Work experience: at least 1 year after the first qualifying university degree


- Language skills: good knowledge of English (at least B2 level)

Career Perspectives

Career Perspectives

Access to a management position in an organization in the healthcare sector / entrepreneurship.

Language of Instruction

Language of Instruction


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Learn more about the course content of the MBA in Healthcare Service Management by downloading the curriculum.


Curriculum MBA Healthcare Service Management

About the MBA in Healthcare Service Management

The MBA in Healthcare Service Management takes 1.5 years to complete and comprises 8 modules and a Master's thesis.


  • Quantitative Methodologies

  • Customer Environment

  • Innovation Management

  • Strategic Vision

  • Operations

  • Leadership

  • Fundamentals in Health Sector
  • Promotions, Procedures, and Finance in Health Care


Through team projects, company visits, and experienced lecturers, you will build your own valuable network during your studies and lay the foundation for your successful career.


Special Benefit: We want your studies to fit perfectly into your life. That is why the lecture times for the Master's programmes are limited to times from Wednesday afternoon to Friday, or Saturday evening, during the semester. This makes it easier to combine your studies with a part-time job. Not to be neglected here is a corresponding pre- and post-processing effort, which is usually required for full-time studies such as this.


Graduates with an MBA in Healthcare Service Management are well-equipped for a wide range of leadership and managerial roles within the healthcare industry. Some possible job opportunities for individuals who have studied "MBA Healthcare Service Management" include:


  • Healthcare Administrator: Managing the overall operations of healthcare facilities, overseeing budgets, staff, and ensuring efficient delivery of services.

  • Health Services Manager: Coordinating and directing the delivery of healthcare services, often overseeing departments or specific service areas within a healthcare organization.

  • Clinical Operations Manager: Managing the clinical operations of healthcare facilities, ensuring efficient patient care, compliance with regulations, and effective resource allocation.

  • Healthcare Consultant: Providing expertise and advice to healthcare organizations on areas like process improvement, cost optimization, and strategic planning.

  • Healthcare Project Manager: Leading and managing healthcare-related projects, from implementing new technologies to facility expansions.

  • Health Information Manager: Overseeing the management and security of patient health information systems, ensuring compliance with regulations.

  • Quality Improvement Manager: Focusing on enhancing the quality of patient care and organizational processes by implementing quality improvement initiatives.

  • Patient Services Director: Managing patient services departments, ensuring patients receive high-quality care and a positive experience.

  • Healthcare Business Development Manager: Identifying growth opportunities, building partnerships, and expanding the organization's healthcare services.

  • Medical Practice Manager: Overseeing the operations of medical practices, including staff management, financial operations, and patient care coordination.

  • Healthcare Policy Analyst: Analyzing healthcare policies and regulations, providing insights for strategic decision-making within healthcare organizations.

  • Healthcare Entrepreneur: Starting and managing healthcare-related businesses, such as healthcare consulting firms, medical clinics, or digital health startups.

  • Healthcare Compliance Officer: Ensuring that healthcare organizations adhere to regulatory and legal requirements, maintaining ethical practices.

These roles showcase the versatility of an MBA in Healthcare Service Management, offering opportunities to make a meaningful impact on the healthcare industry's operations, patient care, and overall effectiveness.

The entry-level salaries after completing an MBA in Healthcare Service Management can vary significantly depending on various factors, including location, type of position, company size, individual experience prior to graduation, and economic conditions. Here are some approximate average figures for some possible positions in the healthcare sector after obtaining an MBA in Healthcare Service Management:


Healthcare Administrator: Entry-level salaries for healthcare administrators can vary depending on the location and organization. On average, they could range between 40,000 and 70,000 euros per year.


Health Services Manager: The entry-level salary for this role may vary similarly to that of healthcare administrators and could be in the range of 40,000 to 70,000 euros per year.


Clinical Operations Manager: Entry-level salaries for clinical operations managers can be in a similar range to the other positions mentioned, depending on the specific organization and location.


Health Consultant: An entry-level salary for health consultants could be considered around 45,000 to 75,000 euros per year.


Healthcare Project Manager: Entry-level salaries for healthcare project managers could range between 50,000 and 80,000 euros per year.


Please note that these figures are estimated averages and can vary depending on various factors. It's also important to consider that salary structures can differ in different countries. 

About UE

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Intensive learning experience

Our learning offer includes not only theoretical education, but also practical experience through case studies, business games, field trips and internships to prepare you holistically for the professional world.


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Personal touch

With small seminar groups and lecturers who are successful in business, we offer individual support and networking opportunities for our students in the Public Health degree programme.

The University of Europe for Applied Sciences is system accredited

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National reputation

As a state-recognised and multi-award-winning university, we are among the top 10 universities in Germany in the field of business administration in terms of teaching quality.


UE lehrt auch im 3D Campus

UE also teaches in the 3D Campus

Application-oriented research
The strong focus on practical teaching as well as the active participation in future-oriented projects enable you to put your knowledge into practice and gain valuable experience already during your studies.

Your success as a leader depends on how willing you are to take on responsibility and develop new areas. It's about network management and personal growth in a more globalizing and digitalising world.


With the newly restructured and thoroughly modernized MBA programmes at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE), you will acquire leadership skills that qualify you for successful ventures in a complex, digitalised world. Interdisciplinary thinking and working within intercultural contexts form the foundation of all our modules.


As an MBA graduate, you will be able to respond effectively to the challenges of global and digital markets, leverage innovation and lead teams. To learn more about why you should start your MBA studies with us, click here.

You can apply up to one year in advance for your desired starting semester. Please note that you must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (at least 180 ECTS)

  • English language skills (at least B2 level)

  • 1 year of professional experience after the last academic degree


Find further information on the application process here.

As a private educational institution, we, the University of Europe for Applied Sciences, do not finance our high-quality standards through public funds, but through tuition fees. We attach great importance to the optimal education of our students and therefore invest in state-of-the-art teaching methods, first-class equipment, teaching staff with practical experience and a constantly growing network. Accordingly, our fees differ from those of state universities. However, this is an investment that pays off for you: our graduates are successful both nationally and internationally.


All costs are included in our tuition fee. If you complete the programme within the standard period of study, there are no further fees such as enrolment, examination, or Master's thesis fees.


We will be happy to inform you about the possibilities of financing your studies and receiving financial support. Our student advisory service is available to you with extensive expertise and will be happy to answer your questions. You can find more information on financing your studies on our website on study fees and financing.


Collaboration Partners

Gain access to internships and real-life business projects with a range of leading companies to boost your career.

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Gain access to internships and real-life business projects with a range of leading companies to boost your career.


The lecturers in our Business department have years of experience in a range of business areas such as business psychology, finance and controlling, business administration, corporate governance and marketing.

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