Technology Leadership & Innovation

The Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation prepares students to lead the development and successful introduction of high-tech solutions in business, industry, and the classroom. Faculty members are experts in helping organizations improve, and their research reflects the latest in helpful solutions. From teaching tomorrow’s teachers to understanding the nuances in each technological challenge, the department focuses on improving and shaping the future of technology and its uses.

Undergraduate Degrees

Help prepare tomorrow’s technology leaders by teaching them skills for a successful career and for solving the global challenges of tomorrow.
Strategically manage the process that takes a product from manufacturers and suppliers to a variety of customers in a complex global business environment.
Learn the skills necessary to improve quality and safety, streamline processes, cut costs, and manage people in a wide variety of manufacturing and technical settings.
It is common for students to combine the Industrial Technology and Industrial Distribution majors to get a double major in IT/ID that is highly valued by employers.
Learn to apply leadership and contemporary management practices to help an organization reach its goals. Focus on people and purpose in a variety of leadership positions.

Graduate Degrees

Take the next step in your career and your education by focusing on practices that will improve both your skills and your company's processes.
Build your career and personal skills with a deeper understanding of leadership principles, organizations, and human resource management capabilities.
Take advantage of a doctorate to develop expertise in a specific technological area and become an advanced leader, researcher, professor or supervisor in technology.
Gain the necessary skills in engineering, statistical, and project management to help you be an effective leader in the field. All courses taught online.
Created for ID executives, the advanced degree can be completed in 22 months while you work. Learn from and network with Purdue faculty and other industry experts as you build technical and leadership skills.
Work full-time and earn an advanced degree in 22 months, focusing on leadership skills, emerging trends, and networking with faculty and fellow professionals.
Work full-time and earn an advanced degree in 22 months, focusing on leadership skills, emerging trends, and networking with faculty and fellow professionals.