Information Technology (IT) Master's Program

Information Technology (IT) is a pioneering and innovative educational program prepared to educate human resources to meet our country's growing and changing information technologies requirements and expectations. IT Master's Program is going to eliminate the deficit of information specialist in the country. The main purpose of the program is to teach the processes of information technology analysis, design, development and management with modern methods and tools and to provide and encourage leadership skills for the management of these processes. For this purpose, the curriculum of the program includes courses on IT and current trends such as Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Service-Oriented Architecture, Business Process Modeling, Data and Network Security, Network Management, IT Strategy Planning and Governance, IT Economy and eCommerce.

During the graduate program, students' critical thinking, written and oral communication, teamwork, and doing a scientific research skills and abilities are encouraged with application of a variety of instructional methods and techniques. The program offers one option including thesis. In a thesis program, the students are encouraged to conduct an original research on the subject of IT and to be get prepared for doctoral programs. 

 

Courses and Credits

The graduate program is offered in one option: with thesis. The aim of the thesis option is to prepare the students for PhD programs while motivating them to perform research in the area of information technologies engineering. The courses are divided into two groups: must and elective courses. In this framework, the courses and their credits are given below:

 

Curriculum of Graduate Program with Thesis (21 Credits - 120 ECTS) 

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

ECTS

ISE 511

 IT Strategy Planning & Governance

3

5

MDES 600

 Research Methodology and Communication Skills

3

5

 

 Technical Elective

3

5

 

 Technical Elective

3

5

 

 Technical Elective

3

5

 

 Technical Elective

3

5

 

 Technical Elective

3

5

ISE 589

 Graduation Seminar

0

5

ISE 597

 Master’s Thesis

0

80

 

Total       

21

120

 

 

Must Courses

Course Code

 Course Name

Credit

ECTS

 ISE 511

 IT Strategy Planning & Governance

3

5

 MDES 600

 Research Methodology and Communication Skills

3

5

 

Elective Courses

 Course Code

 Course Name

Credit

ECTS

ISE 501

 Foundations in IT Management

3

5

 ISE 502

 Organizational Management & Change

3

5

ISE 507

 Mobile Application Development

3

5

ISE 512

 IT Portfolio Management & IT Standards

3

5

ISE 513

 Systems Integration

3

5

ISE 514

 Cloud Computing

3

5

ISE 515

 Process Analysis & Improvement

3

5

ISE 516

 Business Process Management

3

5

ISE 542

 IT Security

3

5

ISE 543

 Internet Security & Ethical Hacking

3

5

ISE 552

 e-Commerce - A Managerial Perspective

3

5

ISE 553

 IT in Healthcare

3

5

ISE 554

 IT Strategies in eGovernment

3

5

ISE 555

 IT Economy

3

5

ISE 563

 Applications Management

3

5

ISE 564

 IT Architecture & Consultancy

3

5

 Courses that can be taken from other departments 

 

 

SE 503

 Information Systems Design

3

5

SE566

 Service Oriented Architecture and Web Services

3

5

SE 546

 Decision Support in Health Informatics

3

5

SE 550

 Software Engineering

3

5

SE 552

 Advanced Software Project Management

3

5

SE 554

 Software Quality Management

3

5

SE 555

 Model Driven Software Development

3

5

SE 556

 Software Construction and Evolution

3

5

SE 558

 Software Architecture

3

5

SE 560

 Requirements Engineering

3

5

SE 562

 Formal Methods in Software Engineering

3

5

SE 571

 Agile Software Development Approaches

3

5

SE 577

 Software Measurement

3

5

CMPE 521

 Advanced Multimedia Systems

3

5

CMPE 525

 Object-Oriented Design and Programming

3

5

CMPE 531

 Advanced Operating Systems

3

5

CMPE 533

 Computer and Network Security

3

5

CMPE 535

 Cyber Security

3

5

CMPE 538

 Advanced Computer Networks

3

5

CMPE 541

 Advanced Databases

3

5

CMPE 543

 Big Data Analytics

3

5

CMPE 563

 Information Retrieval

3

5

CMPE 565

 Machine Learning

3

5

CMPE 566

 Advanced Data Mining

3

5

CMPE 567

 Semantic Web Programming

3

5

CMPE 571

 Biometric Identification and Verification Systems

3

5

CMPE 575

 Parallel and Cluster Computing

3

5

CMPE 578

 Penetration Testing

3

5

MGMT 501

 Contemporary Management

3

5

MGMT 506

 Organization Theory

3

5

 

Qualification Courses (given to students not having satisfactory background for IT Master Program

Course Code Course Name Credit ECTS
SE 722 Fundamentals of Software Engineering 3 5
COMPE 734 Computer Networks 3 5
COMPE 741 Database Design & Management 3 5
COMPE 723 Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming 3 5