• Course Delivery
    80% to 99% Online
  • Total Credits
    21
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $279.03
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $957.58

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)

Admissions

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

Courses

Core
  • 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: $279.03
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $837.09
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 be an IU Online Student?

  • Earn an IU education from wherever you are

    When you enroll in an IU Online program, you take IU classes, taught by the same faculty who teach on our campuses.

    It's the flexible, affordable way to get the IU education you deserve without putting your life—or career—on hold.

  • Get the support you need to succeed

    As a student in an IU Online program, you'll have the opportunity to engage with and seek help from your professors and peers, just as you would in a campus-based program.

    You'll also have access to a variety of academic and other support services that you can call on when you need additional assistance. You're an important part of the IU community and we're dedicated to ensuring you have the resources you need to thrive in your online program.

  • Reap the rewards for decades to come

    No matter what field you're in, an IU degree or certificate can improve your chances of earning a promotion or pay raise.

    You'll also earn skills that will help you to achieve success for the foreseeable future, whether you're seeking to complete an advanced degree in your current field or switch career paths altogether.

  • Take the first step toward a more rewarding future