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Department of Health Management



The fundamental mission of the Health Management Program is to bring up specialist workforce catering for the demand for intermediate and advanced level workforce at health institutions and to carry out research and deliver training for the benefit of the country. The program puts special focus on teaching the students the basics, applications and economic principles of management as a profession as well as analytical thought and team work. The program contributes to the health management field by adopting modern educational technologies and methods and reflects the information accumulated in this field to the country's health system as well as the health services and health institutions' management processes. Program courses are delivered in Turkish and focus on the basic principles and rules of management as well as its economic principles, analytic thinking and team work skills. Program graduates make a difference both in the TRNC and the Republic of Turkey with their professional ethics and standards as well as scientific approaches and methods towards health management.


Our University provides sufficient number of computers with Internet connections for students. Students are also given the privilege of benefitting from the Eastern Mediterranean University Library which is equipped with modern and up-to-date facilities, equipment and databases. Our University also provides an array of recreational opportunities for our students in the form of social, cultural and sports activities.



Program NameDegreeDuration (Years)Academic Unit
Health Management (Turkish)Bachelor / B.S.4Department of Health Management

Distinguishing Attributes

The courses aimed to introduce basic principles, rules and applications of management, economical principles of management, cooperative working and analytical thinking to our students. Students are educated by professional academic personnel who are qualified in national and international fields of management. Our graduates will satisfy TRNC's and Turkey's needs of management field with their fully equipped education.

Major Accomplishments

TRNC Ministry of Health organized a workshop in which the configuration of the health system of our country is discussed and our department has contributions regarding the development of North Cyprus's health system. Moreover, we have agreements with various health institutions where our students do their internships.

Quality of Graduates

Our graduates will be able to work in health institutions with their professional knowledge and abilities. Throughout their education, they will be asked to prepare seminar and they would be successful researchers within their professional life.

Career Opportunities

Program graduates receive the title of "Health Manager" and may pursue employment opportunities in various health management areas such as health insurance, health economics, health law, quality in health services, marketing in health services, strategic management in health, communication in health and human resources management in health services.

Contact Information 


Eastern Mediterranean University
Faculty of Health Sciences
Department of Health Management
Famagusta, North Cyprus
Mersin 10 Turkey 

Tel: +90 392 630 1084
Fax: +90 392 630 3940

Academic Staff

Name SurnameDutyDepartmentOfficeTel
Prof. Dr. HAYDAR SUR * Faculty Member Health Management SBF 228
Prof. Dr. MEHVEŞ TARIM * Faculty Member Health Management SBF 228 3006
Sr. Instr. ERKAN MALKOÇ Senior Instructor Health Management SBF 228 3006
Sr. Instr. SİNAN ÖZYAVAŞ Senior Instructor Health Management SBF 228 3185
* : Indicated academic staff member delivering the course is employed at another university.

Part-time Academic Staff

Name SurnameDutyDepartmentOfficeTel
Sr. Instr. İSMET SALİHOĞLU Specialist Health Management
Sr. Instr. SIDIKA ÇİĞDEM EMİRZADEOĞLULARI Senior Instructor Health Management 1576
Degree: B.S.
Duration (Years): 4
Language: Turkish
Course Code Course Title Semester Credit Lecture Hour (hrs/week) Lab (hrs/week) Tutorial (hrs/week) ECTS

Semester 1

MATE153 Mathematics for Business and Economics - I 1 3 3 1 -
Number systems, exponential, rooted, circuit numbers, first order, quadratic equations, inequalities, equality and inequality applications, functions, definition set, resultant functions, definition set, graphical representation, applications of linear functions, linear income, expense, profit, supply-demand functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, equations containing exponential and logarithmic terms, coordinate system, equation of line, linear programming, application problems related to linear programming.
YONT101 Introduction to Business - I 1 3 3 - -
Understanding the business system. Understanding the global context of business. Conducting business ethically and responsibly. Entrepreneurship and the small business. Managing the business enterprise. Organizing the business enterprise.
EKON111 Economics - I 1 3 3 - 1
This course introduces students to the key concept and topic of microeconomics such as demand and supply, elasticity, utility, preferences, production, costs, perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly and factor markets.
SAGY101 Introduction to Health Management 1 2 2 - -
In this course, the development of health services and hospitals, hospital system, hospitals' aim, functions, classification, the state of health services in Turkey, the evaluation of society's need for hospitals and beds, hospital administration, hospital administration and medical services are instructed.
BESD103 Introduction to Nutrition 1 2 2 - -
To learn the basic concepts of adequate and balanced nutrition and nutrition, to learn the importance of nutrients, definition, chemical structure, sources, basic properties, functions, digestion, absorption and metabolism, also to learn the recommended daily intake of the nutrients.
ENGL171 English - I 1 3 3 1 -
ENGL171 is the first semester, first year English language course offered to all students studying in a 4-year Turkish Medium Program at the university. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to halfway towards A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Semester 2

MATE154 Maths for Business and Economics - II 2 3 3 1 -
Functions. Types of functions. Domain and range. Limits. 0/0 indeterminate limits. Continuity. Graphs. Derivatives. Higher order derivatives. Optimization and Applications; Elasticity of demand. Revenue, cost, profit applications. Cost – benefit analysis. Functions of several variables. Partial derivatives. Applications. Lagrange multiplier. Integrals. Definite integrals. Areas, applications.
YONT102 Introduction to Business - II 2 3 3 - -
A basic introduction to business matters. Topics include: motivation and leadership; human resources and labor relations; marketing, information systems; money and banking; and securities and investments.
EKON112 İktisada Giriş – II 2 3 3 1 -
Elementary macroeconomics. Determination of national income. The role of government. The banking system. Problems of inflation, unemployment and growth.
PSYC111 Science of Psychology 2 2 2 2 -
The aim of this course is to introduce the students to the science of psychology in general and to provide information about approaches in psychology, general theories and practical applications. Topics include memory, learning, stress, health psychology and social psychology.
ITEC115 Introduction to Computers 2 3 2 2 -
The course presents the basic description of information technology concepts, basic computer system hardware and software components, common terminology in information technology, application areas, and integration of computer system components. Students document on the computer using office programs, spreadsheets, and presentations that are necessary to prepare is to provide basic knowledge and skills.
ENGL172 İngilizce'de İletişim – II 2 3 3 1 -
COURSE DESCRIPTION ENGL172 is the second semester, first-year English language course offered to all students studying in a 4-year Turkish Medium Program. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to A1+, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in academic settings. .

Semester 3

FZTR213 Epidemiology 3 2 2 - -
Definition of epidemiology, general concepts, epidemiological principles and research methodshealth measurement and demographic data, rates and rates used in epidemiology, epidemiology of infectious diseases.
FZTR223 Health Concepts and Terminology 3 2 2 - -
Basic medical terms and concepts. In addition, it will be given information about diseases and the system of their international classification, the basic elements that make up medical terms, roots, prefixes, suffixes and the concepts related to health and disease.
FZTR227 Medical and Social Rehabilitation 3 2 2 - -
MATE211 Biostatistics 3 2 2 1 1
MUHA201 Principles of Accounting - I 3 3 3 1 -
This course is an introduction to the preparation and interpretation of financial statements. With the help of computer-based problems and internet assignments, it covers the accounting cycle by which the information about business transactions is summarized in these statements. The principal methods of instruction will consist in interactive lecturing and problem-solving.
HIST280 Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkilap Tarihi 3 2 2 - -
UE01 University Elective - I 3 3 3 - -

Semester 4

FZTR206 Medical Documentation 4 2 2 - -
This course is to acquaint the students with documents, documentation, medical documentation, history of medical documentation, archives and hospital archives
FZTR222 Public Health 4 2 2 - -
SAGY206 Communication in Health Services 4 2 2 - -
In this course, communication theories, basic terms about communication, therapeutic communication, cases that facilitate and obstruct therapeutic communication, help skills, critical thinking and problem solving, occupational identity, professional communication, team communication in medical services, intercultural communication, communication within group, communication within family, conflict and conflict management, the use of communication in health education, conflict in teams are instructed.
YONT202 Organizational Behavior 4 3 3 - -
Introduction to organizational behavior. Motivation and leadership. Communication. Power and politics. The structure of organizations. Decision-making and control. Applications in behavior. Organization development.
MUHA202 Principles of Accounting - II 4 3 3 - 1
Accounting for assets, liabilities, and capital. Detailed accounting procedures for financial assets, inventories, and fixed assets. Accounting for cash, receivables, marketable securities, merchandise inventory, land, buildings, equipment, machinery, and other fixed assets. Accounting procedures for short and long-term liabilities. Components of capital.
UE02 University Elective - II 4 3 3 - -

Semester 5

SAGY301 Financial Management in Health Organizations - I 5 3 3 1 -
In this course, compound interest and time value of money, defining investment, its importance and types, the necessary data for investment decision, the traditional methods besides the evaluation methods for investment projects such as: average profitability method, payback period method, modified internal rate of return method, net present value, profitability index method, internal rate of return, equivalent annuity method, the comparison between evaluation methods of investment projects, the impact of inflation on investment decisions are instructed.
SAGY303 Cost Accounting in Health Organizations 5 3 3 - -
In this course, the history of cost accounting, its meaning and importance, various cost terms and cost elements' definition, cost systems, concepts, general knowledge about inventory value calculating methods, raw materials, determining labour and manufacturing cost, make to order system's operation and applications, process costing system's operation and application, solution using average costs are instructed.
SAGY305 Marketing in Health Organizations 5 3 3 - -
In this course, marketing mix strategies, pricing policies, advertising, personal sales, public relations, service marketing, legal regulations, health tourism, marketing services specific to health services are introduced.
SAGY307 Logistics Management in Health Organizations 5 3 3 - -
This course includes concepts such as logistics concept and development, operation logistics, logistics activities in healthcare facilities, demand estimation methods, purchasing, storage, stock management, outsourcing in hospitals, material management and medical waste management.
HKUK300 Health Law 5 2 2 - -
UE03 University Elecitive - III 5 3 3 - -

Semester 6

SAGY302 Quantitative Analysis in Health Organization Management 6 3 3 - -
In this course, quantitative methods and their application on management, linear programming, simplex method, assignment problem and transmission models are instructed.
SAGY304 Financial Management in Health Organizations - II 6 3 3 1 -
In this course, financial markets' financial resources, capital structure and structure related decisions, theoretical approaches on optimal capital structure, methods used to determine the optimal capital structure, earnings per share analysis, cash flow analysis, cost of debt, cost of equity, weighted average cost of capital, the importance of profit distribution policy, the factors affecting profit distribution policy and the methods of profit distribution are examined.
SAGY306 Health Insurance 6 3 3 - -
In this course, general information about health care financing systems, health insurance and payment systems, the historical development of insurance, its scope, the use of being insured on health services and its effects on health, types of health insurance, private insurance and social insurance, the effects of health insurance systems on health care , the use of cost sharing on compulsory and private insurance in health services and its impact on health, health insurance in the world and in our country, problems in insurance sector, reform efforts, cost reduction methods and their effects on service cost, usage and their effects on health, recent developments in health insurance and payment systems are examined.
SAGY308 Information Management in Health Organizations 6 3 3 - -
In this course,the importance of science, technology and health technology for health care organizations, the role of government, grouping of medical technology products, their definitions, their scope in the world and in Turkey, and current status of the health care provider dimensions and measures to be taken, detection and routing requirements under the management of technological needs in health care organizations, meeting the needs from the inside and outside of the organization, feasibility, benefits research, in-house technical services and operation of service units, maintenance, repair, calibration, technological risk management are instructed.
FZTR326 Occupational Health and Worker Safety 6 2 2 - -
AE01 Area Elective I 6 3 3 - -

Semester 7

SAGY401 Health Politics 7 3 3 - -
This course aims to provide students information regarding the historical evolution of health policies in the world, philosophical and ideological approaches to health policies, contemporary developments in health policies, methods of determination, analysis and applications, issues related to national health policies.
SAGY403 Strategic Management in Health Organizations 7 3 3 - -
In this course, the purpose and mission of the health enterprises, environmental analysis, sectoral analysis, strategy development and application are discussed.
SAGY405 Economics of Health Management 7 3 3 - -
This course aims that the students will be able to understand the characteristics of health economics, financial structure and analysis parameters of health services in the light of the basic concepts and rules of economics, and learn the basic dynamics of health economics.
SAGY407 Production Management in Health Organizations 7 3 3 - -
In this course, the concept of production and operations management, historical development, objectives and functions, production systems and types, investment planning of health facilities, selection of facility location and feasibility evaluation, capacity types and planning in health institutions, efficiency types, efficiency analysis parameters and total quality management philosophy, how to plan production / service delivery processes in a perspective that is specific to service management and using practical applications such as Lean Hospital when planning business processes are instructed.
AE02 Area Elective II 7 3 3 - -

Semester 8

SAGY400 Internship 8 No-Credit - - -
In the internship course conducted by final year students, the operation of administrative, financial and technical functions of the health units are demonstrated to the students. With this internship, students are provided with the opportunity to work within the administrative boundaries of the health institution and gain the management experience that is not available in a classroom environment.
SAGY404 Human Resources Management in Health Organizations 8 3 3 - -
In this course, some basic concepts and information about human resources management, human resource management and environment, business analysis and design, human resources planning, recruitment of personnel and personnel selection, training and development, performance evaluation, career planning, wage management, worker health and occupational safety, working relationships, motivation and quality of work life, management and union relations, practices related to the field of health are examined.
SAGY408 Seminar in Health Management 8 2 2 - -
The aim of this course is to encourage the students conduct a research on the subjects they are interested in, present their research in the classroom and develop their methodology and presentation skills.
AE03 Area Elective III 8 3 3 - -
AE04 Area Elective IV 8 3 3 - -
UE04 Uni.Elecitive - IV 8 3 3 - -