• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    33
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $471.50
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $632.75

Technology, MS | (Organizational Leadership)

Master of Science in Technology

This graduate certificate is awarded by the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology 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.   
  • Lead research-based 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 may enroll as a full-time student or a part-time student. You can complete the program in four 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 degree 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 will 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 and communication.     

  • 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: Courses Only or Directed Project. 

Courses Only Option 

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

Directed Project Option 

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

Some courses for this graduate program are offered both online and on campus. Please check the current course listings for online availability. It is possible to fulfill all of the degree requirements with online courses. 


Admissions

To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. A bachelor's degree in technology or a related field with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
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 an online application that includes:

  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose (400 words)
  • Resume (highly recommended)
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (international students only) 

Application Deadlines
Fall priority date for financial aid
January 2
Fall (applicants outside continental USA)
May 1
Fall (applicants within continental USA)
July 1
Spring (applicants outside continental USA)
September 1
Spring (applicants within continental USA)
November 1
Summer (non-international applicants)
April 1

Courses

Core
  • OLS 50100 Leadership and Ethics (concentration course)3 Credits
  • OLS 53010 Mixed Methods Research (core course) 3 Credits

    This course may be substituted with TCM 51000 or TECH 50801.

  • 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

    This course may be substituted with OLS 53010 or TECH 50801.

  • 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

    This course may be substituted with OLS 53010 or TCM 51000.

Elective
  • OLS 51500Foundations of Human Resource Development 3 Credits
  • OLS 53010Mixed Methods Research3 Credits

    This course may be substituted with TCM 51000 or TECH 50801.

  • 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: $471.50
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1414.50
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $632.75
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1898.25
Note: 

Additional fees will apply.


-Rate is determined by program of enrollment. 

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