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Ph.D. in Global Leadership

Advance Your Skills and Your Career

Lead in today's multifaceted environment and conduct cross-cultural research to examine interrelationships between culture and organizational leadership.

Program Description

Generous Scholarships

Indiana Tech's Ph.D. program offers generous scholarships that can save 20% off the cost of tuition. First responders, military service members and veterans, and those who work in higher ed are among the groups who are eligible.

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Competitive Transfer Credit

Indiana Tech recognizes the value of prior learning, and will evaluate transcripts and other credentials to maximize transfer credit opportunities. All credits must have been earned within the past 10 years.

Transfer Policy

Upgrade Your MBA

The new Pathway to Ph.D. program enables students who have an MBA to transfer 15 credit hours of their MBA coursework toward a Ph.D. in Global Leadership from Indiana Tech.

Pathway to Ph.D.

ABD Completion Program

The ABD Completion Program is designed for students who have started a doctoral program and are ready to complete it. Put your coursework and leadership skills to work in a way that allows you to achieve your educational and career goals.

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Residency Weekends

Once a year, students in the Ph.D. in Global Leadership program are required to participate in on-campus residency weekends (also known as Immersion Weekends).

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Classes that Fit Your Schedule

All courses in the Ph.D. program are delivered online, allowing students to pursue the degree while balancing family, work and community responsibilities.

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Upcoming Course Schedule

Session 1 Registration Deadline
Jul 26, 2024

Session 1
Aug 19, 2024 - Oct 13, 2024

Session 2 Registration Deadline
Oct 1, 2024

Session 2
Oct 21, 2024 - Dec 15, 2024

Session 3 Registration Deadline
Dec 20, 2024

Session 3
Jan 6, 2025 - Mar 2, 2025

5 Curriculum Options

The Ph.D. in Global Leadership program offers five distinct curriculum options, as well as a post-graduate certificate in global leadership. All students complete core courses in research and global leadership. The concentration courses provide students the opportunity to gain practitioner knowledge and up-to-date best practices, which will be explored through individual research and the dissertation.

  • Business Administration (for MBA graduates only)
  • Global Health Leadership
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Organizational Leadership/Higher Education Administration

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Forbes Advisor Best of 2023 - Best Ph.D. In Leadership Online Programs

Forbes Advisor Education, one of the nation's most trusted and respected assessors of higher education, recently rated Indiana Tech's Ph.D. in Global Leadership program among the top five online Ph.D. in leadership programs in the nation.

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