Institute of Graduate Studies

Public Administration

1. Program Informatıon

The non-thesis master's program provides students with professional knowledge and demonstrates how to use existing knowledge in practice.

Program Objectives can be listed as follows:

Multi-faceted analysis of theoretical and practical developments in the field of public administration,

Investigation and examining of successful models and practices in the field of public administration in the world and Turkey,

The promotion and encouragement of adaptation of public institutions and the new developments emerged in Turkey to the world,

Multi-faceted development of the capacity of implementing personnel from the highest level to the lowest level in public institutions,

In-depth analysis of legislation related to public administration in Turkey, to investigate the problems in implementation and production of solutions.

Qualification Awarded: Upon successful completion of the program and completion of the program requirements, a master's degree in Public Administration is awarded.

2. approval requırements

Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree from the faculties or collages which are accepted by the Council of Higher Education (YÖK) and foreign faculties  accepted by YÖK. ALES certificate is not required from the applicants for this program. According to the quotas announced, the placement of the applicants to the program is carried out according to the entrance examinations conducted by the Institute.

50% of the undergraduate grade point average and 50% of the interview and / or written exam results are collected and evaluated and placed in the program by the applicants who score at least 65 points.

Non-thesis graduates do not have the right to apply to the Ph.D. program.

3. Program QualIfIcatIons

Program aims to improve the information of the students about new approaches in public administration in the world and in our country, bureaucracy and politics, comparative politics, local government, Turkey's social structure, the Turkish government tradition. The program also gives students the information of project production and management.

Program students,

Gain scientific and analytical thinking skills in the fields of Public Administration.

Gains knowledge of the structure, functioning, problems of public organizations, management of personnel resources and relations with the society.

Develops their professional knowledge in Public Administration and has an approach on how to use the taught knowledge in working life.

Gains a broad perspective of Public Administration in producing solutions to the problems encountered both in the institution and in the relations with the society.

Gains knowledge and skills to be employed in various levels of public institutions.

Reaches the level required for further research, information and application in the fields of Public Administration.

Follows the national and international innovations in the field of Public Administration and related fields and bears the responsibility of sharing the information with the people working in the related field.

Gains the ability to know and interpret the legislation in the fields of Public Administration.

4. lecturers

Prof. Dr. Bilal Eryılmaz

Prof. Dr. Hamza Ateş

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Nohutçu

Prof. Dr. Tarkan Oktay

Assoc. Prof. Alim Yılmaz

Assoc. Dr. Mustafa Kömürcüoğlu

5. course plan

Course Plan

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

T

A

CREDTIS

ECTS CREDTIS

1. TERM

KYO601

BUROCRACY VE POLITICS

3

0

3

7

KYO603

NEW APPROACHES IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

3

0

3

7

KYO 650

TERM PROJECT COURSE*

0

0

0

-

KYO xxx

ELECTIVE COURSE I

3

0

3

7

KYO xxx

ELECTIVE COURSE II

3

0

3

7

KYO xxx

ELECTIVE COURSE III

3

0

3

7

  TOTAL

15

0

15

35

2. TERM

KYO602

TURKISH ADMINISTRATION TRADITION

3

0

3

7

KYO 650

TERM PROJECT COURSE*

0

0

0

-

KYO xxx

ELECTIVE COURSE I

3

0

3

7

KYO xxx

ELECTIVE COURSE II

3

0

3

7

KYO xxx

ELECTIVE COURSE III

3

0

3

7

KYO xxx

ELECTIVE COURSE IV

3

0

3

7

  TOTAL

15

0

15

35

  COURSE GRAND TOTAL

30

0

30

70

* If the term Project course is not successful in the semester, the course will be taken in the following semester.

Elective Courses I. Term :

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

T

A

CREDTIS

ECTS CREDTIS

KYO605

LOCAL GOVERNMENT STRUCTURES AND POLICIES

3

0

3

7

KYO607

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNIQUES

3

0

3

7

KYO609

CRITICAL AND ANALYTICAL THOUGHT

3

0

3

7

KYO611

URBAN AESTHETICS

3

0

3

7

KYO613

COMPARATIVE POLITICS

3

0

3

7

KYO615

URBAN SOCIOLOGY

3

0

3

7

KYO617

VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT

3

0

3

7

KYO 619

MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE OF TURKEY

3

0

3

7

Elective Courses II. Term:

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

T

A

CREDTIS

ECTS CREDTIS

KYO604

PROJECT PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT

3

0

3

7

KYO606

ACCOUNTABILITY AND ETHICS

3

0

3

7

KYO608

ISTANBUL IN THE CONTEXT OF CITY AND MANAGEMENT

3

0

3

7

KYO610

CURRENT URBAN ISSUES

3

0

3

7

KYO612

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

3

0

3

7

KYO614

URBAN CULTURE

3

0

3

7

KYO616

COMPARATIVE METROPOLITAN MANAGEMENT

3

0

3

7

KYO618

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC

3

0

3

7

KYO620

COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS

3

0

3

7

KYO622

SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF TURKEY

3

0

3

7

KYO624

CURRENT ISSUES IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

3

0

3

7

KYO 626

INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN PUBLIC

3

0

3

7

KYO 628

TURKEY'S CONSTITUTIONAL REGIME

3

0

3

7

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

T

A

CREDTIS

ECTS CREDTIS

KYO 650

TERM PROJECT COURSE

0

0

0

7

Grand Total

77

6. Graduatıon Requırements

• The Master program without thesis consists of a total of thirty credits and a minimum of 60 courses and at least ten courses and a term project. The student is required to register for the semester project course and submit a written report at the end of the semester.

• A maximum of three courses can be selected from undergraduate courses provided that they are not taken during undergraduate studies. The student may take three courses from other graduate programs with the approval of the advisor. A maximum of two courses can be taken from other higher education institutions with the decision of the Institute Department Manager. Courses that the student can take from outside the program cannot exceed 50% of the total credit required to complete the program.

• The non-thesis master's program may be conducted in the form of primary education, second education or distance education. The principles regarding non-thesis distance learning programs are determined by the Senate.

7. Employment Opportunıtıes

- Governorship

- Inspectorate and auditor in public institutions

- Expertise in public institutions

- Expertise and management in international organizations

- Expertise and management in non-governmental organizations

- Expertise and management in local governments

- Specialization and management in the private sector

- Expertise and management in banks

- Starting your own business and entrepreneurship

-And, so on…

8. contact

Arş. Gör. Gökçe Gök

gokce.gok@medeniyet.edu.tr