Occupational Profiles of Graduates



A degree in Political Science and Public Administration can be useful in a wide variety of vocations and/or large organisations. Any profession involving the public domain would benefit from the knowledge and skills gained by an undergraduate degree in the field. With this degree, the graduates get access to several different careers in the public and private sector in Turkey as well as the international arena. On the national level they work as middle and top managers in various public institutions such as the State Planning Organization, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Finance, Undersecretary of the Treasury, Undersecretary of Foreign Trade, General Secretariat for European Union, as well as numerous local and municipal government positions throughout the country. Our graduates are also highly demanded by various public and private finance institutions and banks, as well as the news media. It is also possible to pursue a career in the academic world and more specialised professional positions if one continues academic training in Political Science and Public Administration or in one of the other related social science disciplines such as international relations, economics, sociology etc. as well as in interdisciplinary fields such as area studies, gender and women’s studies, urban planning etc.