Institute of Graduate Studies and Research

Health Care Organizations Management (MSc)

Duration 2 Years
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About the Program

Cyprus International University Health Care Organizations Management Master’s Program, was founded in parallel with the development and evolution of healthcare organizations management all over the world. Program aims to improve the knowledge of administration of health services and institutions by offering education, training and research at postgraduate level. The program maintains the title of being the first and leading department in this field in North Cyprus. The program aims to educate students who can contribute to solving the problems of the healthcare sector; are decision making-focused (management of healthcare organizations, marketing, financial management, human resources management, research methods and statistics, relations with medical staff, organization relations with its environment,), and are practice-focused (coordination and team work skills, interpersonal relations, following the behaviors and practices of successful healthcare managers).

Education Opportunities

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Health Care Organizations Management Program is offered in both Turkish and English either as thesis and non-thesis programs. The thesis program consists of 7 courses, a seminar, and a thesis; while, the non-thesis program comprises of 10 courses and a graduation project. In both programs, students are offered courses on management duties in health institutions to advance in their management levels or to open the way for building an academic career. These courses include Health Care Organizations Management, Marketing in Health Care Organizations, Human Resources Management in Health Care Organizations, Financial Management in Health Care Organizations, Quality Management and Accreditation in Health Care Organizations, Strategic Management in Health Care Organizations, Quantitative Decision Making Techniques in Health Care Organizations, Research Methods and Statistics for Health Care Services, Business Economics, Professional Ethics in Health Care Services. Health Care Organizations Management and Marketing in Health Care Organizations as the compulsory courses with more courses as electives.

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Career Areas

Our students who graduate from the Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Health Care Organizations Management Program can be assigned to various positions in the healthcare sector. Our graduates can work in the organizations aiming to treat and protect health; in relevant units of the Ministry of Health; in healthcare units of public institutions and private sector organizations; in institutions producing healthcare materials for the health sector; in institutions that produce or supply medication, medical devices and consumable materials used in healthcare services; in the center of healthcare research and development as managers, marketing directors, financial specialists, human resources directors, public relations directors or as administrative officers in different positions offered by the hospitals. Our graduates would also be very effective in the quality management and accreditation of healthcare organizations. Our graduates also have the opportunity to continue their doctoral studies to pursue an academic career.

Contact

Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Graduate Sciences and Education Center, GE106
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institute E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr

Compulsory modules

First Semester
HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS MANAGEMENT

Course code

HOMM501

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ELECTIVE I

Course code

HOMM5X1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ELECTIVE II

Course code

HOMM5X2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ELECTIVE III

Course code

HOMM5X3

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Second Semester
MARKETING IN HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

Course code

HOMM502

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

SEMINAR

Course code

HOMM590

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

5
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ELECTIVE IV

Course code

HOMM5X4

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ELECTIVE V

Course code

HOMM5X5

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Third Semester
THESIS

Course code

HOMM500

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

Optional modules

QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND ACCREDITATION IN HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

Course code

HOMM506

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

RESEARCH METHODS AND STATISTICS FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES

Course code

HOMM509

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

COMMUNICATION METHODS USED IN HEALTH SECTOR

Course code

HCOM566

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
The aim of this course is to examine communication and marketing methods which health institutions prefer to use to reach foreign patients and to examine the channels that patients prefer to use to reach hospitals. In this course, students will understand the factors affecting the preferences of foreign patients, such as the reputation and brand values of countries and health organizations, price, quality service. They will learn the communication and marketing methods used by the countries, cities and health organizations. At the end of this course, students will have a comprehensive understanding of medical and health travel and will learn how medical travel services are marketed around the world, competition and best practices in different countries.
HEALTHCARE, TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS AND DIGITALIZATION

Course code

HCOM567

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
Technological developments and digital technologies change lives and completely reconstruct the health environment. Digital developments take patients to the center, and a new status quo and new roles are emerging for both the patient and health professionals and specialists. To this end, this course will inform the health sector employees of developments and new technologies and will increase the awareness of the participants about digitalization. The course will focus on developments and changes in the sector. The trends that shape the future of health and medicine, strengthened patients, health games, augmented reality and virtual reality, telemedicine and remote care, personalized medicine, and hospitals of the future are among the topics to be covered in this course.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

Course code

HOMM504

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

Course code

HOMM503

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

BUSINESS ECONOMICS

Course code

HOMM521

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR IN HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

Course code

HOMM505

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

Course code

HOMM507

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND NEGOTIATION SKILLS

Course code

HOMM540

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN512

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
Managing human capital in the new economy is a challenge all business professionals face. This course addresses that challenge by retaining its unique orientation to overall practicality and real-world application incorporating technology, teams and virtual learning methods. Practical tips and suggestions provide effective ways of dealing with problems in communication, leadership, discipline, performance appraisal, labor relations, and compensation administration.
LEADING, TRANSFORMATION AND CHANGE

Course code

BUSN508

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

MARKETING

Course code

BUSN331

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

This course introduces the essential principles of marketing (key concepts, methods of analysis, strategies and tactics) critical to managing profitable customer relationships in today’s dynamic and allied environment. Topics include, understanding the marketplace, product, services and branding strategies, new product strategies, pricing products, marketing channels, integrated marketing communication strategies. The course will help in understanding development of managerial decision-making techniques and problem-solving through practice in analyzing practical marketing cases. It will expose students to the commonly problems faced by marketing managers and to develop skills in analyzing marketing problems and preparing implementable plans of action based on analyses of given business situations. Cases and a marketing simulation are used to focus the discussion and to reinforce learning of key marketing concepts.
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Course code

BUSN421

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

BUSINESS FINANCE

Course code

BUSN345

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

CONSUMER BEHAVIOR

Course code

BUSN535

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

Course code

BUSN461

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN460

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN346

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

QUALITY ACCREDITATION AND PATIENT SAFETY IN HEALTH CARE

Course code

HOMM514

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM POLICIES AND PLANNING

Course code

TRHM506

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
This course informs students about the basic concepts and practices related to sustainable tourism policies and planning. Tourism requires effective planning for the development of sustainable and non-harmful, beneficial to the environment and economic development. This course will address the issues related to tourism planning today, process and future tourism planning. The course also aims to highlight the importance of local governments' decisions and practices in ensuring the sustainable development of tourism, and to develop new recommendations for decision makers in this regard. The aim of this lesson is to learn about planning studies in tourism and what needs to be done for the development of tourism during the adaptation of tourism concept of sustainability aiming to provide resources for future generations by protecting resources.
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Course code

EMNT502

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

Course code

HOMM511

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION

Course code

COMM508

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

10
This course is designed to examine the internal and external communication systems of business organizations. It is also examined that the uses of communication media such as internet and intranet in organizations.
NEGOTIATION TECHNIQUES AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT SKILLS

Course code

BUSN540

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

COMPUTER AIDED DATA ANALYSIS

Course code

EMNT515

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

RESEARCH METHODS

Course code

EMNT525

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
This course is designed to be a background pass to graduate studies. The ability to formulate a research question, finding the data relevant to research questions, analyze those data, and presentation of research findings are skills that will be acquired through this course. Scientific thinking skills and methods of research, using library and online archives, experimental design, and presenting quantitative data are modules covered within the scope of this course. Scientific communication, writing research proposals, scientific reporting and thesis writing are also supported. Conference presentations, time management in research projects, ethical issues, plagiarism and skills of working in a group and networking are also highlighted throughout the semester.
INDUSTRIAL, ORGANIZATIONAL AND WORK BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN556

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

8
The application of principles, theory and research of industrial organization, work behavior management and behavioral science knowledge in the context of work setting is explored in this course. The main goal of the course is to outline how businesses and their organizations can be designed so that both employees’ efficiency and quality of life are improved. The covered topics comprise job analysis, training and development, personnel decisions, organizational change, leadership, motivation, teamwork, occupational stress and well-being, personnel assessment, history and evolution of the field, as well as other related subjects on employer-worker relationship. The course also includes developing students understanding of the questions raised and answered by scholars in the field and the methods used to answer those questions in paper writing.
BUSINESS FINANCE I

Course code

BNF345

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Course code

TRHM504

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
The development of hospitality and issues with hospitality management has been growing rapidly. We believe that hospitality is an area of activity that is sufficiently different to be considering separately from other aspects of management. In this lesson you will learn about: the international dimensions of hospitality management define the hospitality conception in global business environment, define key marketing concepts in global environment, to understand the strategic management process. Explain the criteria for changing international hospitality enterprises entry modes; understand the background to different approaches to international management. And students should be able to evaluate the actions taken to manage diversity in the hospitality industry both internally and externally.
HISTORY OF MANAGEMENT THOUGHT

Course code

BUSN527

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
The main aim of this course is to introduce the students with the main approaches in management and equip them with the required knowledge about different perspectives of management theory. The course will start with the chronological introduction of different schools in management and knowledge will be provided on the development of management discipline over the years. Later on, the contemporary management theories and approaches will be instructed to the students.
ADVANCED MARKETING RESEARCH

Course code

MRKN588

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
The main purpose of this course is to provide the prospective marketing manager with an understanding of marketing research in an advanced level. Advanced methods of marketing research have been specially compiled for graduate students on marketing management and business administration programs. This course provides the sophisticated marketing research techniques found in the discipline in a basic way. The contributors focus on the history of methods, descriptions of their assumptions and content, and examples. The main themes of the course include marketing research design, data collection, data preparation and data analysis. The students will find advanced methods of marketing research an essential update of their knowledge of classical procedures which will be helpful to conduct their project or thesis.
MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES AND ISSUES IN GLOBALISATION

Course code

BUSN551

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES AND ISSUES IN GLOBALISATION
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Course code

BUSN558

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

PROJECT SCHEDULING

Course code

EMNT503

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

TECHNIQUES FOR STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

Course code

BUSN595

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

LANGUAGE OF SCIENCE AND CRITICAL EVALUATION

Course code

BUSN519

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

8
The main focus of this course is to crystallize the students’ capability of accessing, reading and understanding the evidence that is revealed through social sciences literature to guide inquiry; the use of measurement or manipulation; and an assessment of relationships under controlled, objective, and systematic conditions. The abundance of information made readily available by internet created important problems like selecting and assessing. Hence the aim is to increase awareness and furnish the students with the basic tools of critical evaluation to detect those fine nuances between what is right and what is not, the ability to capture the meaning of several, often contradictory signals and stimuli, to interpret them in holistic and integrative manner, to learn from them, and to act on them.
DATA ANALYSIS & COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN531

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN513

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

8
This course is structured to inform the MBA students about contemporary applications of management. With this basic approach the topics include knowledge society and organizations, information technologies, globalization and organizations, TQM, core competence, outsourcing, hybrid, organizations, downsizing, sub – contracting, lean organizations and cluster organizations. This course examines organizational theory, practice and learning in the context of rapidly changing competitive and economic environments. Strategies and tactics for growth and performance improvement are explored. This course covers issues of current relevance, including social networks, knowledge management, innovation, organizational learning and design thinking.
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Course code

MISY523

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

GLOBAL POLITICS

Course code

INRE511

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

The course provides the analytical tools required to examine the changing nature of the international politics and the emergence of a global political space. It provides a historical understanding of the evolution of global political and economic forces and the ideas that shaped them. It also includes evaluations of the spread of neo-liberal economic orthodoxy, the creation of new multilateral institutions, migration, and debates on global media and the increased interpenetration of the world’s cultures. students are expected to have a profound understanding of core perspectives in international political economy; to learn how the current highly integrated global economy was created and evolved.
OPERATIONS RESEARCH TECHNIQUES

Course code

EMNT517

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ECOLOGY

Course code

ENVS502

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

This course will review major ecological concepts, identify the techniques used by ecologists, provide an overview of local and global environmental issues, and examine individual, group and governmental activities important for protecting natural ecosystems. The course has been designed to provide technical information, to direct the student toward pertinent literature, to identify problems and issues, to utilize research methodology for the study of natural ecosystems, and to consider appropriate solutions and analytical techniques. Discussion and understanding will be emphasized.
ORGANIZATION THEORY

Course code

BUSN361

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Course code

BUSN310

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

Students who are interested in pursuing advanced graduate studies leading to a master’s, doctoral degree, or professional doctorate degree for the Fall and Spring semesters every year. Applicants can directly apply online to our graduate programs using the application portal.

TRNC Applicants- Required documents:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree transcripts for each completed academic term/year.
  • Documents to prove English proficiency for English language departments,
  • Scanned copy of passport or identity card.

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Students who are interested in pursuing advanced graduate studies leading to a master’s, doctoral degree, or professional doctorate degree for the Fall and Spring semesters every year. Applicants can directly apply online to our graduate programs using the application portal.

International Applicants- Required documents;

  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree transcripts for each completed academic term/year.
  • Evidence of English Language competence: TOEFL (65 IBT) or IELTS (5.5). Students without these documents will take the CIU English proficiency exam on campus following arrival.
  • Scanned copy of international passport/birth certificate
  • CV
  • Fully completed and signed CIU Rules and Regulations document (which can be downloaded during the online application)

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Cyprus International University provides academic scholarships for its students as an incentive for success, with most students benefiting from 50%, 75% or 100% scholarships or discounted tuition fees. Click for more information.

Fee pe​r course     € 350,00
Fee for thesis     € 1.050,00
Fee for seminar     € 120,00 
Scientific Foundation per course     € 150,00
Registration and other fees* € 245,00
Student Union fee € 50,00    
  VAT Exc.

*Applies to 1st. Year students. € 195,00 for others.