Management in health, social and emergency services, B.Sc.
In health, social and emergency services, the need for managers:inside is growing. Wanted are personnel with business, legal and social knowledge within the system of doctors, health insurance companies, hospitals, care facilities, emergency services, etc. can bring in. As a manager in this area, you will, for example, be responsible for greater customer and patient orientation, deal with increasing cost prere and shortages of skilled workers, or implement new guidelines and legal regulations. One of the greatest opportunities for the future lies in the targeted networking of people and their potentials. The basis for this is an understanding of human life and behavior and your own resulting attitude and approach to social interaction. With the study program Management in Health, Social and Rescue Services, the Deggendorf University of Applied Sciences offers you this future-oriented education.
Profile of management in health, social and rescue services
Study Completion: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Standard period of study: 7 semesters
Start of study: Winter semester
Study location: Deggendorf
– University entrance qualification from Germany or in case of international degrees please check the page of the DAAD.
Prior knowledge (not compulsory): Knowledge in basic subjects of economics is advantageous
Language of instruction: German
Areas of Expertise – From the 5. In the second semester, choose three of the following areas of competence (focus):
– Individual health management – Applied health and social economics – Applied health management – Digitization in health and social care – Structure and financing of emergency services
Student Union Contribution: 62 €
events: Every year in the summer semester, several information evenings are held to present the study program, the contents of the study program, career prospects and the application for interested students. Please see our calendar of events for dates and other information.
Video recording: Course presentation clip (07/2020) for interested applicants
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Compared to the economy as a whole, the healthcare sector has an above-average growth rate. Many new tasks arise that medical professionals and administrators can no longer handle alone. It needs professionals who support. As a manager in the health, social and emergency services sector, you will have the necessary combination of specialist and management knowledge. You build the bridge between the optimal care of patients and a professional, economic, administrative, representational and other functions. Many exciting tasks await you, which require technical and management knowledge, but also your social skills as a consultant and mediator:
– Management and support of interdisciplinary teams, including contact with patients – Coordination and development of networks in the field of social insurance, rescue, nursing, hospital – Case management and coaching in individual health management – Risk and compliance management, financing, billing, DRG – Management of facilities in the health, social and rescue services
In addition, there is an increased focus on service-oriented management in the health care sector. You may find yourself working in quality management or process management in occupational health management and occupational safety.
Later employers are accordingly for example hospitals, old people's homes, rehabilitation clinics. Homes, day clinics, social welfare centers, outpatient care services, health insurance companies, associations, medical associations, pharmaceutical industry.
Overview of courses,
SWS (semester hours per week) and ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) in the course of study Bachelor Management in Health, Social and Rescue Services.
1. Semester SWS ECTS
Mathematics 3 4 Statistics 1 and research 3 4 Terminology, classification and models of health and disease 4 5 Health and social policy framework 4 5 Business administration in health and social care 4 5 Micro- and macroeconomics 2 2 Behavioral economics 2 2 Psychosocial skills – basics 4 5 2. Semester SWS ECTS
Social legislation, civil law, labor law, non-profit, RK-spez. Laws and special taxes 4 5 Statistics II 3 4 Qualitative methods 3 4 IT in health and social care 4 5 Project work 4 5 Ethics and sustainability 4 5 Transcultural competences 4 5 3. Semester SWS ECTS
Accounting (internal/external), balance sheet 4 5 Specialized English 2 2 Governance, compliance and risk management, EU law; PRME, public procurement law 4 5 Corporate management and organization 4 5 Personnel management and diagnostics 4 5 Organizational analysis and development 4 5 4. Semester SWS ECTS
Finance and Investment Management 4 5 Fundamentals of Logistics 4 5 Fundamentals of Marketing 4 5 Controlling 4 5 AWP 2 2 Health and Social Economics 4 5 Health, Social and Support Services 4 5 5. Semester SWS ECTS
You choose three of the competency areas listed here Competency area: individual health management 8 10 Competency area: applied health and social economics 8 10 Competency area: applied health management 8 10 Competency area: digitalization in health and social services 8 10 Competency area: structure and financing of emergency services 8 10 6. Semester SWS ECTS
Practical semester 7. Semester SWS ECTS
Leadership responsibility and mental health 4 5 Interdisciplinary project development including digital strategies 4 5 Bachelor thesis 12
Overview of competency fields (areas of study):
Field of competence: Individual health management
With the help of the module Individual Health Management, students acquire knowledge, skills and abilities that enable them, through their own experiences, to maintain a health-promoting and preventive lifestyle in their lives and to enable other people to lead such a lifestyle, d.h. know and be able to reproduce the scientific basics of IGM (salutogenesis vs. Pathogenesis; adaptive physiology with health and disease model, basic physiological functions of physical health; basic psycho-cognitive skills of mental health, chronophysiology); but also know and be able to reproduce the general basics of health promotion and prevention, scientifically, politically and socio-politically.