She graduated from Ege University Nursing School in 1985. She worked as a general surgery clinic nurse for three years at Dokuz Eylul University Hospital, as a responsible nurse for three years, and as Surgical Units head nurse at the same hospital for the next three years.
She completed his graduate studies in Dokuz Eylül University Health Sciences Institute Public Health in 1991 and in Dokuz Eylül University Health Sciences Institute Surgical Diseases Nursing in 1997. In 2003, he completed the Doctorate Program of Surgical Diseases Nursing at Ege University Health Sciences Institute.
She worked as a research assistant at Dokuz Eylül University Nursing School in 1996-1999, as a lecturer in 1999-2004, and as an assistant professor in 2004-2010. she carried out duties received the title of Associate Professor on 27 April 2010 and professor on 16 June 2015.
She she carried out duties in 2010-2016, Dokuz Eylül University Health Sciences Institute Board Member, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty Board Associate Professor Member in 2011-2014, Faculty and Faculty Board of Directors Professor Member in 2015-2016, Surgical Diseases Nursing Department in 2010-2016 She served as the Vice Dean in 2015-2016. She started to work as a professor at Izmir University of Economics on September 01, 2016.
Prof. Dr. Özgül KARAYURT has served as a advisor for many master's and doctoral thesis, and has many articles, papers, awards in the scientific field, and membership of various associations in his field. She is married and has two children.