Institute of Graduate Studies

Management of Educational Institutions

Management in Educational Institutions

About MA in Management in Educational Institutions

Graduate school of Management in Educational Institutions is designed for those who come from different disciplines and wish to specialize in the management and operation of public, private and international educational institutions.

This interdisciplinary program aims to provide executive competencies to meet the increasing demands of social change for educational institutions. In this context, our program focuses on educational change, technology leadership, performance management, budgeting skills, management of special education and counseling services, project management, data-based decision making, school-based management, action research and contracting skills. With these skills, our program differs from traditional educational management departments.

Keeping up with the expectations of the private educational institutions, which are increasing in vast number every day in our education system, has become an important issue for universities that train manpower in the field of education. The program caters to a wide range of people, from those who plan to invest in the education sector to those who want to pursue a managerial career.

Another important objective of the Department of Management of Educational Institutions is to increase the number and quality of scientific researches in this graduate program as a new department. In order to serve this purpose, the opening of the Master's Program in Interdisciplinary Educational Institutions Management is seen as a necessity. In addition, with the opening of our graduate program with thesis, it is aimed to train researchers to work in this field.

In order to achieve the mentioned objectives effectively, related courses are taught by faculty members in the fields of educational sciences, international relations, political science, law, finance and business administration.

Program Qualifications

The qualifications of the students who will graduate from the Master's Degree Program in Management in Educational Institutions are as follows:

• Understanding the managerial competencies to meet the increasing demands of social change for educational institutions,

• Understanding the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values ​​needed for the management of public education institutions, educational institutions opened by the private sector and educational institutions opened abroad,

• Gaining and applying new skills in areas such as change and technology leadership, performance management, budgeting skills, management of special education and guidance services, project management, data-based decision-making, school-based management, action research and contract management,

• Analyzing the relationship between education, economy, culture and society,

• Applying the necessary knowledge and skills in many areas ranging from the opening and planning processes of the private education institution to the operation of education in accordance with the aims,

• conducting research in the field of educational management.

Admission Requirements

Candidates who apply to graduate programs must have a bachelor’s degree in Turkey or abroad, and an ALES score of 55 and a YDS score of 55 at least. For all applicants, foreign language exams (TOEFL, etc.) instead of YDS are accepted within the framework of equivalences determined by the Higher Education Council. Candidates who meet these requirements are evaluated by interview.

Foreign applicants must have obtained a document from Turkish Teaching Center (TÖMER) indicating that they have the knowledge of advanced Turkish. Candidates who do not have this certificate must enter the Turkish exam of our university. ALES score is not required for foreign applicants.

Admission of students to the master’s program in Educational Institutions Management is carried out in accordance with the conditions specified in the Graduate Education Regulations of Istanbul Medeniyet University.

Evaluation and placement of candidates; 20% of the undergraduate GPA, 50% of the ALES score and 30% of the interview scores are determined by summation.

Summary of Admission Requirements:

● To be a graduate of an undergraduate program.

Evaluation Criteria:

● Undergraduate GPA (20%),

● ALES Score (50%)

● Science exam and/or interview (30%).

Faculty Members

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. İbrahim Hakan Karataş, Department of Educational Administration
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Murat Bülbül, Department of Educational Administration
  • Prof. Dr. Selami Aydın, Department of Foreign Language Education
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmet Akın, Department of Psychological Counseling and Guidance
  • Prof. Dr. Halil İbrahim Sağlam, Department of Basic Education
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özcan Erkan Akgün, Department of Curriculum and Education
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lütfi Sunar, Department of Sociology
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yeşim Güleç Aslan, Department of Special Education
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adem Baltacı, Department of Management and Organization
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rahmet Savaş Eren, Department of Mathematics
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çiğdem Kılıç, Department of Mathematics Education
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Ferdane Denkçi Akkaş, Department of Foreign Language Education
  • Ass. Prof. Dr.  Ömer Avcı, Department of Lifelong Learning and Adult Education
  • Ass. Prof. Dr.  Ayşe Aksu, Department of Philosophical, Social and Historical Foundations of Education
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Bilal Çankır, Department of Management and Organization
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Serkan Uçan, Department of Curriculum
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Emine Ayyıldız, Department of Preschool Education
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Rüstem Mürseloğlu, Department of Theater History and Theory
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Fatih Bayram, Department of Political History
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Boyacı, Department of Psychological Counseling and Guidance
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Ayşe Tuğba Öner, Department of Mathematics Education

Curriculum

1st SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

T

P

CREDIT

ECTS

EKİ 501

Research Methods in Education

3

0

3

7

EKİ…

Elective Course I

3

0

3

7

EKİ…

Elective Course II

3

0

3

7

EKİ…

Elective Course III

3

0

3

7

Total

12

0

12

28

2nd SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

T

P

CREDIT

ECTS

EKİ 560

Seminar

1

2

0

4

EKİ…

Elective Course I

3

0

3

7

EKİ…

Elective Course II

3

0

3

7

EKİ…

Elective Course III

3

0

3

7

İŞL…

Elective Course IV

3

0

3

7

Total

12

0

12

32

General Total

24

0

24

60

Elective Courses

1st SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

T

P

CREDIT

ECTS

EKİ 501

Educational Leadership

3

0

3

7

EKİ 503

Change and Conflict Management

3

0

3

7

EKİ 505

Management of School Counseling Services

3

0

3

7

EKİ 507

Technology Management in Education

3

0

3

7

EKİ 509

Project Management

3

0

3

7

EKİ 511

Educational Policies and International Institutions

3

0

3

7

EKİ 513

Management of Educational Institutions

3

0

3

7

EKİ 515

Alternative Education Management

3

0

3

7

EKİ 517

Educational Institutions Environmental Relations and Communication

3

0

3

7

EKİ 521

Finance and Budgeting in Education

3

0

3

7

2nd SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

T

P

CREDIT

ECTS

EKİ 502

Qualitative Research in Education

EKİ 504

Education Law

3

0

3

7

EKİ 506

Society and Education

3

0

3

7

EKİ 508

School Development

3

0

3

7

EKİ 510

Data Based Decision Making

3

0

3

7

EKİ 512

Special Education Management

3

0

3

7

EKİ 514

Comparative Education Management

3

0

3

7

EKİ 516

Opening Process of Educational Institutions and Management

3

0

3

7

EKİ 518

Audit and Accountability in Education

3

0

3

7

EKİ 520

Statistics in Social Sciences

3

0

3

7

EKİ 522

International Education Programs and Accreditation

3

0

3

7

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

T

P

CREDIT

ECTS

EKİ 570

Lecture on Specialized Field

3

0

3

15

EKİ 580

Thesis

0

0

0

45

Total

120

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program will be able to continue to other doctoral programs in the field of business administration, educational management and supervision and other management related fields. Graduates will also have the opportunity to be employed as experts in the management practices and projects that are gradually shifting to business administration within the Ministry of National Education. Candidates who have successfully completed the master's program with thesis can continue their doctoral education provided that they meet the requirements of the program they apply for in Education Management and other fields.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from the Master's Program, participants must complete at least 24 credits and Seminar course and must successfully defend the Master's thesis. Other provisions related to graduation are as follows.

İSTANBUL MEDENİYET UNIVERSITY GRADUATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING REGULATION ARTICLE 29 -

(1) The duration of the master's program with thesis is four semesters, starting from the semester in which the courses related to the program they are enrolled for, regardless of whether or not they have been registered, and the program is completed in a maximum of six semesters.

(2) The student must have at least 2.50 weighted grade point average for graduation and have successfully completed courses, seminar course and thesis work. The student is obliged to take new courses again or until he / she meets the average requirement. Students who have successfully completed the credit courses, seminar course and thesis work and whose weighted grade point average is at least 2.50 can graduate in a shorter period of time.

(3) cannot successfully complete the credit courses and seminar courses included in the curriculum at the end of four semesters or fail to fulfill the conditions and criteria foreseen by the University during this period; within the maximum period, the student who is found to be insufficient in the thesis study or does not enter the defense of the thesis is dismissed from the University.

Contact

İstanbul Medeniyet University, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Department of Educational Managament

Ass. Prof. Dr. Murat Bülbül, e-posta: murat.bulbul@medeniyet.edu.tr

Office phone number: 4001