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Technology, MS | (Organizational Leadership)

Master of Science in Technology

This master's degree is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University.

The Organizational Leadership Concentration within the Master of Science in Technology prepares you for leadership in a contemporary workplace.

In this master's program, you learn to:  

  • Apply organizational leadership theories to the workplace.   
  • Draw on the results of published research to lead organizational change.  
  • Design and conduct workplace research to make data-guided decisions.  

If you have a BS in a technology discipline or related area, you can enroll as a full-time student. If you are working full time, enroll as a part-time student. You can complete the program in three to five semesters and must complete it within five years.

This program is offered through IUPUI's Purdue School of Engineering and Technology. IUPUI is a joint Indiana University-Purdue University campus. Your MS in Technology diploma will be conferred from Purdue University. 

The Organizational Leadership Concentration within the MS in Technology prepares you for such careers as:

  • Project manager or leader  
  • Production control manager  
  • Human resources professional  
  • Technical consultant   
  • Manufacturing supervisor  
  • Technical sales manager  
  • Corporate trainer
  • Executive coach  

Degree Requirements

To earn the Organizational Leadership concentration within the Master of Science in Technology, you must complete 33 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Required Primary Core MS in Technology Courses (9 credit hours) 

The core courses will help you understand quantitative and qualitative data-guided decision-making principles in industry and technology. They also build relevant skills in project management.    

  • Required Organizational Leadership Concentration Courses (15 credit hours) 

The Organizational Leadership Concentration requires five graduate courses.  

  • Related Electives (9 credit hours) 

You may choose three relevant elective courses in consultation with your advisor.

You choose one of two options: Directed Project or Courses Only. 

Directed Project Option 

  • Core courses (9 credit hours) 
  • Additional courses (21 credit hours) 
  • Directed project (3 credit hours) 

Courses Only Option

  • Core courses (9 credit hours) 
  • Additional courses (24 credit hours) 


  • Some courses for this graduate program are offered both online and on campus. Please check the current course listings for online availability. Credits
  • OLS 50100 Leadership and Ethics (concentration course)3 Credits
  • OLS 53010 Mixed Methods Research (core course) 3 Credits
  • OLS 57100 Advanced Project Management in Technology (core course)3 Credits
  • OLS 57400 Managerial Training and Development (concentration course)3 Credits
  • OLS 58000 Interpersonal Skills for Leaders (concentration course) 3 Credits
  • OLS 58200 Leadership and Organizational Change (concentration course) 3 Credits
  • OLS 58300 Coaching and Mentoring in Organizations (concentration course) 3 Credits
  • TCM 51000 Effective Workplace Technical Communication (core course) 3 Credits
  • TECH 50700Measurement and Evaluation in Industry and Technology (core course)3 Credits
  • TECH 50801 Quality and Productivity in Industry and Technology (core course)3 Credits
  • OLS 51500Foundations of Human Resources3 Credits
  • OLS 53010Mixed Methods Research3 Credits
  • OLS 56300Sustainable Practices in Business & Industry in the European Union3 Credits
  • OLS 58100 Workshop in OLS 1-6 Credits
  • OLS 59800Directed MS Project1-6 Credits
  • TCM 52000 Teaching Technical & Professional Communication 3 Credits
  • TCM 53000 Advanced Visual Technical Communication 3 Credits
  • TCM 54000 Advanced Managing Document Quality 3 Credits
  • TCM 55000 Advanced Research Approaches for Technical & Professional Communication 3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $462.25
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1386.75
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $620.25
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1860.75

Additional fees will apply.

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