MS in Leadership and Innovation (Online)

Purdue Online - Polytechnic Institute's online program is 100% online. Instructors provide the material, lectures, tests and assignments that can be accessed at any time. Your lectures are not time restricted, meaning you don't need to be logged in to preview your course material at a specific time. All of your course activities, assignments, and exams must be completed by their respective due dates. You will need to view course lectures regularly to keep current. The typical length of our courses are offered in 16-week modules each spring and fall.


The curriculum for the MS is taught by internationally recognized faculty, which engages in original research based on your specific scholarly interests, and will utilize your findings to develop new approaches. You can complete your degree in just 22 months - 5 years while balancing your professional and personal commitments. The curriculum will help expand your knowledge to understand how policies and law affect technology innovation and influence global technology and organizational leadership. Refer to the Plan of Study for assistance on what courses are available and when they’re offered. For a detailed description of each course please visit the Course Offerings page under the Student Resources tab.


The MS in Leadership and Innovation (Online), 33 credit-hour program, works with your schedule so you can earn an advanced degree in 22 months - 5 years, focusing on leadership skills, emerging trends, and networking with faculty and fellow professionals.

Cost for Indiana residents:

$1,030 per credit hour

Cost for out-of-state residents:

$1,030 per credit hour


The admissions process selects highly qualified applicants into the MS by considering each of the following criteria in judging the overall strength of the applicant. Typically, no single criterion is used as a sole determinant for admission.

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or better (on a 4.00 scale) from an accredited institution is required for unconditional admission.
  • English Proficiency Requirements Vary