About the Program

Doctorate of Healthcare Organization Program is designed for the healthcare professionals who are working in healthcare organizations especially in hospitals or in clinics and who would like to broaden their knowledge, expand their expertise and develop research skills with a focus on theoretical knowledge and its use in healthcare organizations. By conducting original research in their specialist area, candidates are able to progress their careers and stand out in the competitive globalized marketplace. Whatever the subsequent career you have, the transferable skills and knowledge gained will be an asset to you and help you to advance the effectiveness of your organization or of your business and those who work in it. The program aims to develop personal, consultancy and research skills in the context of rigorous and relevant research.

Education Opportunities

In the Cyprus International University, professional doctoral studies provide research on current topics in management science, management theories, statistics, economics, financial management, marketing management, human resources management, quality management and accreditation and research methods. The language of instruction is English. Before completing the thesis, the student is expected to develop his / her field expertise in close cooperation with the faculty advisors. The conclusion of doctoral studies includes the preparation of the thesis proposal and the actual completion of the thesis research and defense of the thesis in front of a jury which consist of the academicians and written in accordance with the guideline for thesis writing prepared by the Institute. Throughout doctoral education, students are encouraged to submit papers at conferences and publish articles to publish in prestigious journals.

Career Areas

A Doctorate of Healthcare Organizations Management Program is usually seen as the highest level of academic achievement for today’s managers and is thus ranked over the well-known Master of Healthcare Organizations Management Program. Main target group for a Doctorate of Healthcare Organizations Management Program are middle- and top-management executives, who have already earned their Masters in Healthcare Organizations Management or MBA degree and thus it opens totally new career prospects and the elevation on the career ladder. Doctorate of Healthcare Organizations Management Program graduates are equipped to hold several high-level positions, based on their field of specialization and career interests. Roles may include executive and leadership positions in corporations, non-profit organizations and government institutions and healthcare organizations. Professionals with a Doctorate of Healthcare Organizations Management Program may also perform financial analysts, conduct business research or write for business publications, educational textbooks and online business media.


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