Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety PhD Program conducted in Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Occupational Health and Safety, aims to graduate students equipped with skill and knowledge on basic principles and practice of occupational health and safety, to participate in studies aiming to increase health level and quality of life of workers and to contribute to the development of the science of occupational health and safety in Turkey.

The aim of this program is for students to gain to be able to conduct occupational health and safety issues efficiently -based on prevention and protection- in a scientific perspective, to be able to comment on the matter, to reach new synthesis, to be able to do an academic research independently; for them to be able to give lectures in the level of undergraduate and graduate, to raise their knowledge and their competences on taking responsibility at national and international organizations.

Graduates of Occupational Health PhD Program may carry out service and training functions in academic institutions, public and private sector and NGOs related to occupational health and safety, particularly in central and local organizations affiliated with the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, and the Ministry of Health.