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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 provides the knowledge, skills, abilities, perceptions, and experiential learning opportunities appropriate for any student interested in supervising or leading individuals from different countries, or preparing for international work assignments.

As a student in the program, you take four core 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 supervisor 

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in International Leadership, you must complete 21 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • International leadership core courses (12 credit hours) 
  • Foreign language course (3-6 credit hours) 
  • International experience (3-6 credit hours) 
  • International internship (3-6 credit hours)


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 

Application Deadlines
Fall Semester
May 1
Spring Semester
November 1
Summer Semester
March 15


  • OLS 25200Human Behavior in Organizations3 Credits
  • OLS 32700Leadership for a Global Workforce3 Credits
  • OLS 32800Principles of International Management3 Credits
  • OLS 45400 -or- COMM-C 482Gender and Diversity in Management -or- Intercultural Communications3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $275.17
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $825.51
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $957.58
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $2872.74
Note:  Additional fees will apply.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education

    With more than 120 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.