Engineering Management MSc Program

Industrial Engineering is a discipline solving problems by developing systems, models and methods, to analyze, organize, implement, control and improve the systems for manufacturing and service sectors. The main purpose is to increase the performance of organizations.

ITU Department of Industrial Engineering located in Macka, has implemented ITU Non- thesis Engineering Management Master’s Program since the 2000-2001 academic year. %50 of the courses are in English and %50 are Turkish. Engineering Management Program was initiated first by ITU Department of Industrial Engineering in Turkey. 

Courses are being carried out on four weekdays between 19:00-22:40 and at weekends. Program consists of 12 courses-36 credits and a semester project to be completed within three consecutive semesters. Each semester is 11 weeks and the last week of each semester is assigned for final exams. Students are responsible for four courses and a semester project. 

Every student is supposed to make an Engineering Management Project on a subject authorized by his/her advisor and compatible with the objectives and scope defined by the program. Engineering Management Project is graded as successful or unsuccessful by the advisor and two more faculty members and it has no credit. In case of being unsuccessful, students have the right to use additional 1 term.

Graduate Programs:
- Industrial Engineering M.Sc. Program
- Engineering Management M.Sc. Program
-Non-Thesis Engineering Management M.Sc. Program


General Structure of the Master’s Programs with Thesis:
The purpose of master’s program is to provide student to gain the abilities of accessing, evaluating, interpreting, using and generating the information and developing expertise by doing scientific research,



Industrial Engineering MSc Program:
Industrial Engineering Master’s Program intends to extend the knowledge and the abilities of the students in Industrial Engineering scopes such as in production, logistics, ergonomics, operations research and decision making.

Graduates from Industrial Engineering Master’s Program, work in departments of manufacturing, production planning, logistics and supply chain, quality systems and quality assurance. Graduates, who work in manufacturing and service sectors, extend their experiences to the top- level managerial positions.

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Industrial Engineering MSc Program Steering Committee:
Prof.Dr. M. Bülent DURMUŞOĞLU (Coordinatör)
Prof.Dr. Cengiz KAHRAMAN
Assist.Prof.Dr.Cafer Erhan BOZDAĞ


Engineering Management MSc Program:
Engineering Management Master’s Program aims for the attendee to gain knowledge and skills to manage organizations. It focuses on usage of engineering knowledge on management, quality management and technology management systems’ design and implementation of systematic perspective in organizations.

Graduates of this program, work as administrators in every kind of industry and organization. They have business experience especially in the departments which are related with managerial systems such as human resources, strategic planning, methods and organization, and in the departments of quality management systems and technology management.

For required English proficiency, please visit the

Engineering Management MSc Program Steering Committee:
Prof.Dr. Seçkin POLAT(Coordinatör)
Prof.Dr. Haluk ERKUT
Yrd.Doç.Dr.Umut ASAN


Non-Thesis Engineering Management MSc Program:
Non-thesis Engineering Management Master’s Program is based on the definition of Engineering Management. Engineering Management is the management of activities in which engineering and applied sciences are used. Engineering Management is for engineers who make strategic and operational decisions about existing and future technology. Engineering Management increases the productivity, quality and competitiveness on a global basis, maintains the technological level and creates new business areas. Engineering Management is a discipline between Industrial Engineering and Social Science.

Non-Thesis Engineering Management MSc Program Steering Committee:
Prof.Dr. Fethi ÇALIŞIR (Coordinatör)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Y.İlker TOPÇU
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Murat BAKSAK