Applicants accepted to the program but not completed necessary courses in undergraduate and gradute levels have to go through a preparatory period. Applicants without M.A. should also go through a preparatory period. For applicants with Bachelor degrees, ALES score 80 is required. In the preparatory period, Ph.D. students have to take courses from six basic core areas listed below. The requirements of the program are the completion of 4 compulsory and 3 elective courses. The students taking 3 electives from the same core area will be accepted as the expert of that field. The fields are health finance, health economics, healthcare marketing, healthcare management and organization, health law and health policy.
Preparatory Period Courses