Nursing Management (B.A.)

General Information

The programme equips students with the competences needed to undertake scientifically based work in a practical nursing environment. The teaching therefore focuses on the nursing sciences.


The nursing management specialisation prepares you to take on tasks in leadership and management positions. You will learn to plan, produce and evaluate nursing care processes.

Nursing science competences are supplemented here by input on nursing care management and business administration.

In the Nursing Sciences in Practice specialisation you will analyse topics specific to nursing care and the health sciences in more depth. From a career point of view, you prepare yourself to take over complex nursing tasks in a practical nursing environment and become an expert on evidence-based nursing care and the coordination of complex nursing care situations.


The degree programme is fundamentally designed as a seven-semester, full-time programme (210 credits). At the same time, it is possible for 30 credits to be granted for nursing-related vocational training, thusshortening the course by one semester.

Furthermore, credit may be granted for officially approved nursing-related advanced training and further relevant professional work can be credited against parts of the semester of practical study.

At the beginning of the first semester of study you will be given detailed information about the options for the granting of credit and recognition of other training you have done. You may then make an application, if appropriate.

Please send any questions you may have about the degree programme to:


Degree programme leaflet

Nursing Management (B.A.)

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Facts and Figures - at a glance

Degree awardedBachelor of Arts
FacultySocial Work, Health Care and Nursing Sciences
CampusEsslingen Hilltop Campus
Number of semesters7
Language of instructionGerman
Application PeriodsUp to July 15th for the winter semester
Continuing Master ProgramsNursing Sciences (M.A.)
Social Work (M.A.)
  • Please submit your application for this degree programme via the portal.
  • Information on the admission requirements and application procedure can be foundon the pages which describe the application process for our Bachelor’s programmes.
  • Applicants for this degree course must have completed their vocational training for example as a:
    • geriatric care assistant
    • midwife
    • paediatric nurse
    • nurse and paediatric nurse
    • nurse

With a Bachelor of Nursing Management degree you can work:

  • in nursing management in inpatient and outpatient facilities
  • in quality management and quality development
  • in personnel management
  • in planning and control of performance processes
  • for professional associations, boards of nursing, European and international organisations (e. g. WHO)
  • in the nursing sciences, especially nursing research
  • in nursing care and organisational consultancy
  • as a nursing expert on performance analysis, planning, advice and evaluation
  • as an expert on performance analysis, planning, advice and evaluation
  • as an expert on prevention, health promotion and occupational health management
  • go on to take a Master’s degree

Apply for winter semester 2020/21!

Applications open April 15th 2020

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Prof. Dr. rer. cur. Katarina Planer



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