Head of Department Prof.Dr. Elif DİKMETAŞ YARDAN
Deputy Head of Department Lect. Dr. Nurcan COŞKUN US
The Department of Health Management was established to provide effective, efficient, and quality services in the health sector, to increase health systems' performance and increase society's health and health institutions' efficiency. Ondokuz Mayıs University Health Management Department was established on 26.07.2012 and started to accept students in the 2015-2016 academic year. Ondokuz Mayıs University Department of Health Management aims to graduate qualified professional health managers who know the country's general health policy, the economic and administrative structure and problems of the public and private health sector, the characteristics and functioning of hospitals, and other health institutions, and the health system. Following the decision of the Executive Board of YÖK, dated 26.08.1998, graduates of the Health Management Department receive the title of "Health Manager." In addition to the undergraduate program in Health Management, there are Interdisciplinary Health Management Master's Programs with Thesis, Non-Thesis, Second Education and Distance Education and Doctorate Programs. Our University Department of Health Management has one Prof. Dr., one Assoc. Dr., one Dr. Lecturer Member, one Lecturer and four Res. Assist. It continues its educational activities with a total of eight faculty members. The education period is four years and eight academic semesters.
To train professional health managers who can work in the middle and upper levels needed in hospitals and health institutions in both public and private health sector, to follow the scientific developments in the field of health management, to recognize the problems, and to produce new information that will solve the problems in the health sector.
To be among the leading educational institutions that graduate qualified professional health managers in the field of Health Management.
To train qualified and professional health managers who know the country's general health policy, the economic and administrative structure and problems of the public and private health sector, hospitals' characteristics and functioning, and other health institutions and the healthcare system.
HEALTH MANAGEMENT GRADUATES EMPLOYMENT AREAS
• Inspector, expert, and assistant expert in ministries,
• Heads of personnel and support services in public hospitals management units,
• Manager and deputy manager according to professional success and experience,
• Administrative and financial affairs coordinator in private and university hospitals,
• Expert and assistant specialist in health and insurance institutions belonging to the public and private sector,
• He/She can be employed as a consultant and administrative staff in industrial establishments producing pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
• Besides, the Health Management Undergraduate Program graduates can continue their academic careers by obtaining masters and doctoral education.
Prof. Dr. Elif DİKMETAŞ YARDAN
Associate Professor. Polat TUNÇER
Lecturer Mustafa DEMİR
Education and Training Commission
Prof. Dr. Elif DİKMETAŞ YARDAN Associate Professor. Polat TUNÇER Dr. Lecturer Nurcan COŞKUN, US
Ondokuz Mayıs University Health Management Department was established on 26.07.2012 and started to accept students in the 2015-2016 academic year.
According to the Council of Higher Education's decision, graduates of the Health Management Undergraduate Program receive the title of "Health Manager" dated 20.08.1998.
Level of Degree Bachelor’s degree
Admission and Registration Conditions
The student who wants to enroll in the department must have completed the processes/ passed the exams determined by the OSYM within the framework of the university's academic and legal legislation.
Rules on Recognition of Prior Learning (formal, non-formal) Students studying at Ondokuz Mayıs University Health Management Department may be exempted from some courses within the framework of specific regulations. If the content of the course taken at another institution is following the content of the course given and is approved, the student may be exempted from the course for which he has requested exemption.
Qualification Requirements and Rules
Students who complete all of the compulsory courses and related elective courses in the program and complete 240 ECTS in total, and reach at least 2.00 weighted average over 4.00 are entitled to graduate from the program successfully.
The Department of Health Management was established to provide effective, efficient, and quality services in the health sector, increase health systems' performance and increase society's health and health institutions' efficiency. Occupational Profiles of Graduates (with examples)
Health Management Graduates;
- Inspectors, experts, and assistants in ministries,
- Administrative and Financial President in Public Hospitals management units,
- Manager and deputy director according to a professional and successful experience,
- Administrative and financial affairs coordinator in private and university hospitals,
- Public and private sector health and Employed as specialist and assistant specialist in insurance organizations,
- Consultant and administrative staff in industrial organizations producing pharmaceuticals and medical devices
Transition to Higher Degree Programs
Students who graduate from this program can apply to study in postgraduate programs.
Exams, Measurement, and Evaluation
Health Management Department Measurement and Evaluation; Midterm Exam: 40% Final Exam: 60%
For students to graduate, they must pass all the courses in the program successfully. In this program, students must complete a minimum of 240 ECTS and have a minimum GPA of 2.00 out of 4.00.
Mode of Study (Full Time, e-learning) Full Time
Address and Contact Information (Program Director, ECTS / DS Coordinator) Head of Health Management Department: Prof. Dr. Elif DİKMETAŞ YARDAN Phone:+90 0362-312 19 19 - (6374)
One professor, one associate professor, two doctor lecturers, and four research assistants work in the department. Education continues by using the physical and online facilities of the Faculty of Health Sciences of our university.
He/She has theoretical and practical knowledge about economics, business administration, accounting, law, entrepreneurship and innovation, finance and management science, sufficient to comprehend, evaluate, and direct the health system's operation.
He/She applies its knowledge and skills in health management, production, human resources, finance, accounting, marketing, public relations, quality, and accreditation in health and information technologies.
He/She uses scientific methods and techniques in critical thinking, decision making, and problem-solving for the problems that arise in the health management process.
He/She shares its ideas and suggestions for solutions in written and verbal form with internal and external relevant parties, using scientific methods and techniques on health management issues.
He/She takes responsibility individually and as a team member to solve the problems encountered in health management applications.
He/She evaluates employees' personality, culture, and behavioral characteristics in health institutions and directs them in line with their goals.
He/She uses planning, organizing, directing, and supervising skills by collaborating with stakeholders on health management issues.
He/She recognizes all employees involved in the health system organization and has information about the employees' duties, authorities, and responsibilities.
He/She is open to continuous improvement and change in professional knowledge and skills.
He/She follows the developments in the field by using at least one foreign language effectively.
He/She uses the terminology in health institutions effectively while applying professional knowledge and skills.
He/She uses information and communication technologies and computer software required by health management at least at the level of the European Computer Driving License.
He/She communicates effectively with health management stakeholders.
He/She shares its opinions and suggestions regarding health management issues in written or verbal form with the relevant parties.
He/She follows up-to-date international and national legislation and developments in health management.
He/She is knowledgeable about social, environmental, and behavioral factors following human rights and professional, ethical principles regarding society and individual health.