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 Degree Options

Help prepare tomorrow’s technology leaders by teaching them skills for a successful career and for solving the global challenges of tomorrow.
Manage the process that takes a product from manufacturers and suppliers to a variety of customers in global business environments.
Improve quality and safety, streamline processes, cut costs, and manage people in a variety of manufacturing and technical settings.
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 technology-rich organizations reach their goals.
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.
Strategically manage the process that takes a product from manufacturers and suppliers to a variety of customers in a complex global business environment.

Minors

Gain the basic knowledge and understanding of biometric technologies to prepare for employment in security operations and management.
Gain the basic knowledge and understanding of life science-based products, processes, and product quality to prepare for employment opportunities in the area of biotechnology and biotech-manufacturing.
Gain exposure to current issues in leadership and how organizations operate. The knowledge and skills you learn from these classes will be beneficial in any career after graduation.
Gain basic knowledge and understanding of supply chain management technologies to seek employment opportunities with a supporting skill set for supply chain operations.

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.
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.
Become a leader in biotechnology innovation and regulatory science, especially relating to pharmaceuticals.
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.