Yasar University’s Business Administration Ph.D. program is designed to convey contemporary business applications and theoretical approaches that provide a basis for these applications to our students and lead them to conduct research and contribute to national and international business world and academic literature.
The program is comprised of compulsory and elective courses which enable our students to specialize in specific fields. Courses offered in various specialty fields motivate our students to do interdisciplinary research.
There are three areas of specialization for Business Administration Ph.D. program:
- Management- Organization
- Production, Marketing, and Logistics
The language of the Ph.D. in Business Administration Program is Turkish
The program is composed in two ways:
- For those who are accepted with bachelor degree “Integrated Ph.D. Program”
- For those who are accepted with Master of Science degree “Ph.D. Program”
Students accepted for “Integrated Ph.D. The program” are required to fulfill 7 main compulsory courses (21 credit-hours), 6 field compulsory courses (20 credit-hours) and 12 credit-hours of elective courses. Students succeed in proficiency exam should write a Ph.D. thesis.
Students accepted for “Ph.D. The program”, should fulfill 23 credit-hours courses. Students succeed in proficiency exam should write a Ph.D. thesis.
Our students also have the chance to take advantage of ERASMUS exchange program and study for one semester in one of the European countries.
Head of Business Administration Department is Cagri BULUT, Ph.D.
Application Requirements for the Ph.D. Program
Student acceptance requirements for Ph.D. Program are stated in Yasar University’s Graduate Education, Instruction and Examination Regulations, article 4/b, 5, 6 and 7.
Conditions and requirements for Ph.D. Application:
- Master of Science / Bachelor diploma
- Proof of adequate knowledge of the English language (ÜDS min. 55)
- Master of Science / Bachelor transcript and grade point average
- To submit graduate examination score of ALES (Min. 55 for those who applied with Master of Science degree; Min. 70 for those who applied with Bachelor degree).
- Application form
Evaluation of the candidates:
- ALES: %50
- Master of Science / Bachelor transcript and grade point average: %25
- Interview: %25
Terms regarding duration in the Ph.D. program are as follows:
a) Allowed completion duration for Ph.D. programs is maximum 8 (eight) semesters for master degree holders and 10 (ten) semesters for bachelor degree holders.
b) Allowed completion duration for fulfilling required courses are maximum 4 (four) semesters for master degree holders and 6 (six) semesters for bachelor degree holders. Those who can not fulfill the required courses within this period or cannot achieve a GPA of 3.00 are expelled.
c) Required that they fulfill required courses, succeed in proficiency exam and have their thesis proposal accepted, master degree holders who can’t complete their thesis by the end of 8 (eight) semesters and bachelor degree holders who can’t complete their thesis by the end of 10 (ten) semesters are given up to 4 (four) semesters extra time upon the recommendation of the respective department and the confirmation of the Institute Management Board.