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Advanced Practice in Healthcarewith integrated professional experience, dual system, part time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Stuttgart, Heidenheim, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Heilbronn


  • June 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    June 2023 (EU), June 2023 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Nursing Science

Target group

Graduates with a Bachelor's degree in Applied Health Sciences or Nursing Sciences, in Health Management, Public Health, Interprofessional Healthcare or related scientific disciplines who would like to specialise in management and leadership tasks, and have at least one year of professional experience. Graduates who want to take on tasks in teaching and professional (further) education in health and nursing. Employees of companies and organisations in the healthcare sector who perform management, leadership and control tasks, or want to do so in the future.


The Master's degree programme with vocational and academic elements Advanced Practice in Healthcare prepares employees from healthcare professions for specialist and management roles. Three disciplines are offered for specialisation: - Management & Leadership (MA) - Health Professional Education (MA) - Advanced Clinical Practice (MSc) The Master's degree course contributes to interprofessional cooperation in health professions. The degree course builds on the knowledge acquired in your first degree (usually a Bachelor's degree in Healthcare or Nursing). Further specialisations are possible within the disciplines through elective modules. You select the modules according to your professional and private goals. Theory and practice are combined in this Master's degree course: In your coursework and the Master's thesis, you will work with projects of your employer. In this way, you can use valuable synergies. Not only do you benefit, but also your company/institution.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

- Professional knowledge of healthcare or nursing, usually acquired through a corresponding certificate of academic degree; - Bachelor's degree (or comparable degree), regardless of which university, university of applied sciences or university of cooperative education it is from, final grade of 2.5 or better or membership of the ECTS classification A or B; - at least one year of professional experience and an existing employment contract; - your employer must be informed about the Master's degree course; - the content of the degree course must correspond with the work you do.

Lecture period
  • 01.04.2023 - 30.09.2023
  • 01.10.2022 - 31.03.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    01.02.2023 - 30.06.2023

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.02.2023 - 30.06.2023

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.02.2023 - 30.06.2023

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    01.02.2023 - 30.06.2023

Tuition fee


1,625.00 EUR / semester

Fees (Link)

The Master’s degree programme with vocational and academic elements in Advanced Practice in Healthcare costs 6,500 euros (1,625 euros per semester) and a one-off registration fee of 300 euros over the standard period of study of four semesters. Additional study semesters cost 400 euros.

Languages of instruction

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