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Master of Science in Management, on-the-job training

You are the right fit for this degree program if you would like to complete a master's program integrated in your job for the development of your management career. We offer you a program with a sound academic education and a high degree of applicability through your practical experience. With us, studying means acquiring new skills, thinking internationally and learning leadership.

What's in store for you

In addition to basic research methods in economics, the first part of the program deals with topics of economics, information management and international accounting. The management modules include strategic management, change management, human resources and leadership development, as well as a business simulation. In the third and fourth semesters, there are options for deepening business management issues such as controlling and finance, marketing management or human resources management. In a block week in the 3rd semester an international management seminar with a field trip to another economic and cultural area takes place. At the end of your studies you will write your master's thesis.

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Studium Management berufsintegrierend M.Sc. an der Hochschule Mainz

At a glance

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Type of program:
part-time, on-the-job
Standard period of study:
5 semesters
ECTS credits:
Starting semester:
summer semester
Languages: German and English


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Application period

Summer semester 2022: estimated as of now from mid-November, 2022 to December 15th, 2022

The aims of the degree program

You will be prepared for the exercise of management functions in a degree program integrated in your job. The aim is comprehensive management training with a first specialisation.

The following learning outcomes are aimed at during the course of your studies:

  • Communication of comprehensive management know-how
  • Creation of international decision-making skills
  • Development of leadership skills

The degree program ends with the academic degree  of Master of Science (M. Sc.). This will give you a second academic degree. The Master of Science at Mainz University of Applied Sciences is an accredited degree that qualifies students for doctoral studies.

Who is this degree program interesting for?

This program is primarily aimed at junior executives or younger managers who are interested in a further career. The program is designed to help you to quickly familiarize yourself with complex problems and develop suitable solutions within project and team structures. The aim is to efficiently implement scientific findings to solve practical problems. You will also be able to take on international management tasks. Companies can use this professionally integrated degree program to pursue targeted personnel and management development.

Program Structure

In the first two semesters you will take important business administration subjects. In the 3rd and 4th semester specialization takes place. The 5th semester is partly used for the preparation of your master's thesis.

In the first month of each semester there is a one-week block event. The classes in the first two semesters take place on Tuesday afternoons (1:30 pm - 8:15 pm and on Saturdays (8:15 am -  3:15 pm). In the third and fourth semesters, the lecture dates depend on your choice of elective modules (Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays 1:30 pm- 8:15 pm). Compulsory events may take place on Saturdays.

The summer semester lasts from February 1 to July 15, the winter semester from September 1 to January 31.

Overview of the program structure

Your professional prospects

The degree prepares you for the assumption of demanding specialist and managerial tasks in private companies and public enterprises in the higher-level civil service. Some examples:

  • Customer relationship manager in a consulting firm
  • Strategic buyer in an international cosmetics group
  • Software engineer at a renowned technology service provider
  • Real estate valuer of an appraiser's office
  • Controller at a bank-independent provider of electronic trading platforms

The job titles of our graduates make it clear that with the Master of Science in Management from Mainz University of Applied Sciences you have a degree that allows you to take advantage of career opportunities flexibly and independent of industries.

Examples from the field

What opportunities does a master's degree in Management offer you in the employment market? Here we would like to introduce you to current students and former graduates to give you some examples.

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Special features of this program

What distinguishes the master's degree in Management, on-the-job training, at our University.

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List of the sections of the School of Business with further information.

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AStA, StuPa

The most important student representatives of the University

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The most important questions and answers about the master's degree program in Management, on-the-job training.

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Examination regulations (only available in German)

Who to contact

Prof. Dr. Christian Au
Degree program director
T +49 6131 628-3311 (at)
Prof. Dr. Oliver Mauroner
Degree program director
T +49 6131 628-3222
oliver.mauroner (at)
Christina Schweizer
Degree program coordinator
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