Dokuz Eylül University Graduate School of Social Sciences Maritime Business Administration Department was established in 1993. Under the roof of this Department, Marine Tourism Masters Program started in 2005-2006. The program aims to educate, improve and expertise its students who will work in the land side of marine tourism, teach them the philosophy of science. The graduates of the program will be able to carry out scientific researches and can be employed as middle or top level managers in marine tourism organizations both in public and private sector. The medium of instruction of the Program is Turkish.