The Organizational Leadership major prepares you to lead change and transformation in today's diverse organizations.

Organizational Leadership

Organizational Leadership Degree

A major in the Organizational Leadership Program
in the Department of Technology Leadership and Supervision

Students who understand the intersection of technology, innovation, and organizational leadership are in great demand across many fields including manufacturing, technology, government and nonprofits.

The organizational leadership degree integrates the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to:

  • Develop policies and practices that shape organizational culture
  • Lead teams in the development of innovative products and solutions
  • Use cutting-edge tools and analytics to manage systems and organizational resources

Organizational Leadership Concentrations

To be successful, managers need their employees to connect with their businesses, technologies and each other. The Polytechnic’s organizational leadership major offers three concentrations – business intelligence, organizational design and transformation and project management – that teach students how to help their future staff members become indispensable employees.    

Business Intelligence

The Business Intelligence concentration is designed for students who want to critically evaluate data in order to make strategic changes in their organizations.

Organizational Design and Transformation

The Organizational Design and Transformation concentration teaches skills to help students design organizations that are stable, efficient, agile and responsive to constantly changing dynamics.  

Project Management

The Project Management concentration equips students with an understanding of the leadership approaches that best support successful project-intensive environments.

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What can I do?

Organizational Change
Project Management
Operations Management
Innovation
Product Development

Where can I go?

What to expect:

$46,786 average starting salary
86.7% placement after graduation

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ATMAE

The  Organizational Leadership Program at Purdue University is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Commission of ATMAE.

I have gained a great deal of confidence in myself by being able to engage in class discussions, to talk about things and be very hands-on. That’s how I learn best.
Ashley Norberg
Organizational Leadership
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About the school/department

The Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation tackles the global challenge of preparing leaders for the 21st century. With a focus on technology-driven careers, the degree programs allow students to lead the development of high-tech solutions. Research projects also focus on improving current processes and practices.

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