Study programs at the APOLLON University of Applied Sciences

The distance-learning courses offered at the APOLLON University are tailored to the needs of working adults. Applicants can choose between two basic types (Bachelor's course: 36/48 months or Master's course: 18/24 months). Classroom sessions are limited to 2-3 dates in the year, and are held on the premises in Bremen. Exams can be written throughout the country.

Even if you have no university entrance school qualification but still comply with certain admission requirements, it may be possible for you to commence a course of study at the APOLLON University.

All courses of study have been successfully accredited by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA).


An overview of the study program at APOLLON University of Applied Sciences

Bachelor of Healthcare Economics (B.A.)

This course of study is designed for working adults and combines the principles of health economics with specialist organisational, communication and legal knowledge. The course equips students for management positions in the health sector, gives them the skills required for performing complex, responsible duties, and trains them in interface management. Graduates can go on, for instance, to become economic advisers in consultancy organisations or project managers for companies, organisations or social insurance providers. Health economists are also in demand in clinics and old people's and nursing homes.


Bachelor of Health Tourism (B.A.)

Health tourism is an up-and-coming field. The Bachelor of Health Tourism (B.A.) course has been conceived for employees from the fields of tourism, health and economics. It is aimed at a broad spectrum of people, from business staff in the tourist, events and administrative fields, to physiotherapists, fitness trainers and dieticians and on to commercial employees in spa or bathing facilities or in the hotel industry. Prospective health tourist managers are trained in the fields of conceptual development, management, counselling, marketing and quality management for heath-tourism companies and facilities.


Bachelor Prevention and Health Promotion (B.A.)

Centred on the conceptualisation, implementation, quality assurance and controlling of prevention measures, graduates in the Bachelor of Prevention and Health Promotion (B.A.) course are qualified experts in prevention and health management. As such, they are able to take on responsible positions in which they can systematically enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of prevention activities. In addition to a command of all aspects and measures of prevention, the course focuses on imparting specialised economic and management know-how, designed to familiarise students with both health knowledge and its psychological and economic backgrounds.


Bachelor of Applied Psychologiy (B.Sc.)

The correspondence degree course in applied psychology (B.Sc.) provides students with a thorough foundation and solid practical orientation in the fields of applied psychology, health and economics. The programme largely comprises such applied psychological subjects as work and organisational psychology, market and consumer psychology and health psychology, as well as more fundamental areas, such as general, social and developmental psychology.


Bachelor of Health Technology Management (B.A.)

This is currently the only course of study of its kind throughout Germany and is based on the employment of IT technology in health services. The aim of the university is to train specialists in planning and supervising the use of costly medical equipment and IT systems. This innovative course of study comprises cross-sectional skills with interdisciplinary know-how and combines management knowledge, health economics, and a command of both medical equipment and information and communication technology.


Bachelor of Nursing Management (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Nursing Management (B. A.) degree course qualifies students for important management and key positions within the various nursing professions. In addition to specialist nursing knowledge, students gain a profound insight into nursing science. They also acquire a command of health economics and methodical and social management know-how, to prepare them for entering management positions.


Bachelor of Social Management (B.A.)

Social management comprises a number of areas of activity, from child, youth and family assistance to hospitals and charitable and other organisations. The acute ongoing demographic developments involving social inclusion and integration have created a growing need for capable managers in this labour market. The new Bachelor of Social Management (B.A.) distance study course imparts the required academic principles of social and migration work, business administration know-how and management skills with the practical and interdisciplinary approach of a flexible distance learning course for working adults.


Master of Healthcare Economics (M.A.)

The Master of Healthcare Economics (M.A.) degree course builds on the Bachelor of Healthcare Economics (B.A.) or similar undergraduate degree courses. The Master's course imparts specialist knowledge for management positions and is designed to prepare students for top management positions, for instance in clinics, pharmaceutical companies or health insurance organisations. The focus is on the ability to take innovative and economically guided actions in decision-making positions.


Master of Health Economics (MaHe)

This course of study is specially conceived to give academics new to the sector the relevant practical knowledge of the health industry that they need to gain a firm, future-proof foothold in the growing health industry. The Master of Health Economics (MaHE) course is aimed at students with a university degree and at least two years of professional experience and who wish to enter the health service at a higher hierarchical level.