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Organizational Leadership, MS Technology

Master of Science

The Organizational Leadership concentration within the Master of Science in Technology will prepare you for leadership in a contemporary workplace.

In this masters program, you will 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 IUPUIs 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 program will prepare 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. 

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) 


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. A bachelor's degree

    Have completed or will complete a bachelor's degree from an accredited technology, engineering, or related program.

  2. 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale
NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states


  • OLS 50100 Leadership and Ethics 3 Credits
  • OLS 57100 Advanced Project Management in Technology 3 Credits
  • OLS 57400 Managerial Training and Development 3 Credits
  • OLS 58000 Interpersonal Skills for Leaders 3 Credits
  • OLS 58200 Leadership and Organizational Change 3 Credits
  • OLS 58300 Coaching and Mentoring in Organizations 3 Credits
  • TECH 50700Measurement and Evaluation in Industry and Technology3 Credits
  • TECH 50801 Quality and Productivity in Industry and Technology 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 59800Directed MS Project1-6 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $392.50
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1177.50
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1155.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3465.00

Additional fees will apply.

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