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International Leadership

Undergraduate Certificate

This undergraduate certificate is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University.

The IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in International Leadership teaches you to develop awareness of the personal cultural biases that shape your worldview. Understand complex, diverse cultural perspectives, values, communication styles, beliefs and practices, and how these differences influence organizational and work contexts. Reflect on your personal cultural competence during a culminating international experience. This certificate is appropriate for any student interested in leading individuals from different countries, or preparing for international work assignments.  

As a student in the program, you take five core and elective courses and participate in an international experience. You acquire the tools you need to understand the broad-based concepts associated with leadership in a variety of individual, organizational, and community settings in an ever-changing, pluralistic, global society.

Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in International Leadership prepares you for such careers as:

  • Global project manager 
  • International program manager 
  • Global program support specialist 
  • International sales manager 
  • International logistics specialist 
  • Global planning manager

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in International Leadership, you must complete 18 credit hours with a C or above in each course.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • International leadership core courses (9 credit hours) 
  • Electives (6 credit hours) 
  • International study abroad experience -OR- international internship (3 credit hours)

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To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. Admissions requirements vary.

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:
  • Complete application for admission.  
  • Complete an essay (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).  
  • Submit high school transcript or equivalent (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).  
  • International applicants may be asked for additional materials.  
  • Submit official transcripts to mycredit@iupui.edu or:  
         IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
         Cavanaugh Hall 147 
         425 University Boulevard 
         Indianapolis, IN 46202 


OLS 25200Human Behavior in Organizations3 Credits
OLS 32700Leadership for a Global Workforce3 Credits
OLS 32800Principles of International Management3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $299.05
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $897.15

Additional fees will apply.

-This program is ineligible for financial aid. 

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1046.99
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3140.97
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