Level and Duration of Department: Bachelor, 8 Semesters.

Mission of the Department of Health Management
Our mission is to provide students with a strong foundation to develop leadership skills in the health management sector and prepare them to create ethical, innovative, sustainable, and patient-centered health systems. We offer education emphasizing a strong knowledge base in health management, managerial skills, and analytical thinking, ensuring our graduates successfully lead in complex health management environments. Simultaneously, we aim to train individuals with a sense of social responsibility, equipping them to serve the community. Our mission focuses on fostering innovative and ethical leaders who contribute to improving community health, valuing diversity and cultural differences within the health management system.

Vision of the Department of Health Management
Our vision is to be a leading educational institution in the field of health management, producing globally recognized, effective, and innovative healthcare leaders. Focusing on shaping the future of healthcare systems and improving public health, we aim to generate qualified graduates who utilize advanced technology and analytical skills. By providing an environment that encourages continuous learning and development, we aspire to equip our students with the knowledge and skills necessary to lead sustainable changes in health management. We aim to raise a generation that leads within global health systems, produces innovative solutions and creates social impact.

Aim of the Department 
The primary goal of Department of Health Management is to equip students with the skills to effectively lead in complex structures within the healthcare sector, think strategically, and act in accordance with ethical principles. In this context, the aim is to provide students with a strong foundation in healthcare knowledge, analytical thinking skills, as well as communication and collaboration abilities. Additionally, by encouraging a culture of continuous learning, we aspire to nurture students who can generate innovative solutions, contribute to the development of sustainable healthcare systems, and emerge as healthcare leaders with a strong sense of social responsibility.

Program Outcomes
Department of Health Management aims to build a strong foundation for a successful career in the healthcare sector by providing students with a diverse set of skills. The program outcomes include:
1. Health Sector Knowledge: Students develop a deep understanding of health systems, policies, and practices, gaining insight into the dynamics of the healthcare sector.
2. Leadership Skills: The program is designed to impart effective leadership skills, allowing students to enhance their abilities in team management, strategic planning, and crisis management.
3. Communication and Collaboration Skills: Students enhance their ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with healthcare professionals, patients, and other stakeholders.
4. Adherence to Ethical Values: The program equips students with the tools to understand and apply ethical responsibilities in health management.
5. Analytical Thinking: Students develop the skills to analyze health data and make informed, knowledge-based decisions.
6. Sustainability Awareness: The program fosters an understanding of the sustainability of health systems, enabling students to assess environmental and economic impacts.
7. Social Responsibility: Students are instilled with a sense of social responsibility, and their ability to assess the societal impacts of healthcare services is developed.

These outcomes aim to provide students with a robust set of competencies, enabling them to understand the complexity of the healthcare sector and effectively lead in various capacities.

Employment Areas of the Program
Graduates of the Department of Health Management can find employment in various sectors within the healthcare industry. These areas include:
1. Healthcare Facility Management: They can work in management positions in hospitals, clinics, healthcare centers, and other healthcare institutions. This may involve responsibilities such as budget management, operational planning, and personnel management.
2. Health Policy and Planning: Graduates can work in public or private sector organizations, contributing to the development of health policies, healthcare services planning, and evaluation of healthcare systems.
3. Health Information Management: They can specialize in using information technologies for the effective management and analysis of health data. This field often includes health informatics and healthcare information systems.
4. Health Insurance and Financial Management: Graduates may work in health insurance companies, focusing on financial analysis and cost-effective management of health policies.
5. Health Consultancy: They can provide consultancy services to healthcare organizations or consulting firms, particularly in areas such as strategic management, process improvements, and quality control.
6. Health Education and Counseling: Graduates can work in developing training programs for healthcare professionals and promoting health awareness.
7. Health Services Marketing: They may be involved in marketing, promotion, and strategic planning for health products and services.

How the Lessons are Conducted
The Department of Healthcare Management, conducted through an internet-based Learning Management System (LMS), offers students the opportunity to learn through online education. This allows students to attend classes and complete the program online. Here is more information about how such an LMS-based program works:
1. Online Course Materials: The lesson materials of the program are accessible on the LMS platform. Students can access lecture notes, slides, videos, reading materials, and other resources from there.
2. Video Lectures: The instruction is supplemented with video lecture recordings. Students can watch these videos online and gain an understanding of the lesson content.
3. Live Classes and Webinars: Some programs organize live classes or webinars. Students can participate in these live sessions to interact with instructors.
4. Interactive Discussions and Forums: The LMS provides interactive discussion boards and forums for students. These platforms allow students to ask questions related to the lesson and engage in discussions with other students.
5. Student Assessments: Online exams, assignments, and project submissions are used to assess students' achievements. These assessments evaluate students' understanding and application of the course materials.
6. Customized Lesson Programs: The LMS offers students customized lesson programs. Students can choose courses that align with their specific interests or career goals.
7. Online Communication: Students can communicate with instructors and classmates through the LMS. Email, messaging, and video conferencing tools can be used.
8. Research and Project Collaboration: Students can collaborate on research projects through the LMS. This provides students with the opportunity to create online study groups.
9. Exams and Diploma: Students who successfully complete the program are awarded a diploma. 

Programs conducted through an Internet-based LMS offer students the opportunity to receive education independently of geographical and time constraints. However, it requires students to be disciplined, have a good internet connection, and learn to effectively use digital learning platforms.

Bölüm Müfredati / Department Curriculum