METU BA is home to one of the oldest MBA programs in Turkey. The objective of the program is to train professionals who are going to be problem-solvers and innovation leaders in their organizations. Program structure is designed based on a philosophy that is very similar to the top MBA programs around the world. The clientele for the MBA program predominantly comes from an engineering background. Therefore, the program is structured such that the required courses expose students to the functional areas of business administration and five electives allow students to develop some level of mastery in a specific area. Students are also required to prepare a Term Project that is supervised by a faculty member and provides the opportunity to the student to research a business problem of interest.