About the Department

This program aims to train highly qualified individuals with creative and critical thinking skills that will enable businesses to keep pace with this change in our rapidly changing world, with ever-renewing technologies. Graduates of this program will have the infrastructure to analyze and evaluate the impact of emerging technologies, especially on businesses, and to provide technology adaptation so that businesses can increase their competitiveness. Besides, they will gain the necessary equipments through this program to become individuals who can develop themselves continuously. Thanks to the offered lectures and research studies, students graduating from this program will have the skills to be involved in academic research or in various research activities.

In addition to students' thesis work, this program also includes courses in Advanced Information Systems Applications and Technologies, Analytical Decision Making, Advanced Database System Management and Data Mining. In addition to the lectures, conferences and seminars they attend also benefit the education of the students. The researches they carry out in various fields, together with the expert lecturers in their fields, are important for the students to gain the skills of research, methodology development, writing and presentation.

Education Opportunities

Students in this Management Information Systems program, use computer laboratories which are equipped with advanced technologies and various digital applications to apply the theoretical knowledge received in classroom environments. Working with experts in various research areas help students to build knowledge about scientific research, the development of methodologies, writing and presentation techniques as well as prepare for their future careers. For an instance, students use real life data from industry on Oracle Business Intelligence Software to apply their theoretical knowledge received in Business Intelligence course. As another example, students use Wacom tablet to carry out research on e-signature applications which are commonly used in business world today. Additionally, other research areas include e-commerce, e-learning, e-business, data mining and business intelligence.

Career Areas

The Doctoral Program in Management Information Systems, which aims to provide graduates with theoretical backgrounds that can adapt to rapidly changing business environments with information systems and technologies in recent years, guarantees that a graduate student can have the skills to work as researchers, scientists and trainers in universities, research institutes and business institutions.

Students in the Management Information Systems program will have the opportunity to work in senior positions in various fields, especially project development, training and consultancy units, in private sector or official research centers, thanks to the theoretical knowledge and research skills they gain. Examples of business positions include; researcher, scientist, project manager, tutor and information technology consultant.


Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Çevik Uraz Center, CU244
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institue E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr


3-5 Years