Graduate Program in Tourism Management aims to educate students who want to be an entrepreneur or a senior manager in the tourism sector, with the skills required by the fast-growing sector both in national and international terms, and also students who aim for an academic career. Graduate Program in Tourism Management offers %50 scholarship to 4 students within the program with thesis and %25 scholarship is offered to 2 students within the program without thesis.
Students of the Graduate Program in Tourism Management with thesis are supposed to accomplish 1 seminar, 1 compulsory and 6 elective courses and a thesis. For the program without thesis students are supposed to take 1 compulsory and 9 elective courses and prepare a graduation project. In addition to the courses directly related to tourism management, elective courses from the MBA are also offered to students.
Graduate Program in Tourism Management provides the opportunity to study abroad in various universities within Erasmus exchange programs. Graduate Program in Tourism Management is also a member of the International Tourism Master Network (ITMN ) in which 12 prestigious universities from the countries such as England, Germany, France, Canada are involved. Students doing a master’s degree in the tourism field at Yaşar University can study in these distinguished universities such as Bournemouth University in England or Savoie USMB University in France either on the course stage or dissertation stage for 1 or 2 semesters.
Yaşar University, the Graduate Program in Tourism Management is also a member of the European Network of University Colleges in Tourism (ACCEPT). Students can participate in the project week hosted by a member university of the association and organized on a determined theme every year with the participation of international students who are awarded a certificate.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gökçe Özdemir Umutlu
Head of Tourism Management Department