Doctor of Technology / Leadership & Innovation
Purdue University

Program Details

The Doctor of Technology degree program from Purdue University provides students with cutting-edge STEM content, as well as enabling them to participate in world-changing research opportunities and effectively address numerous challenges facing business and industry. 

The degree is a research-based doctorate with a dissertation requirement. This online IT management degree focuses on in-depth understanding of technology, innovation, and leadership skills for middle and senior leaders. Graduates will have a firm grasp of best practice techniques that can be implemented within business, industry, and government organizations and by entrepreneurs to solve complex technology-related issues.

The specialized Leadership and Innovation track incorporates courses such as:

  • Leading diverse global teams
  • Technology law and privacy
  • Emerging world-class leadership strategies
  • Strategic plan and marketing
  • Interpersonal and group skills for leaders
  • Coaching and mentoring

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Purdue University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent