M.S. Information Technology Leadership

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Overview of the Information Technology Leadership Master's Program

Forge your path to IT management by developing effective leadership practices for global IT settings.

More than ever, the world needs technology leaders who can promote organizational learning and initiate company-wide change. The Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership program will prepare you to evaluate information systems infrastructure to resolve specific organizational programs and processes. Students will develop the ability to identify potential vendors, negotiate contracts, and evaluate domestic and international outsourcing options to meet information technology needs.

This program emphasizes historical and contemporary leadership theories, along with key leadership competencies for a multicultural and global information technology setting. Upon graduation, you will be equipped with an ethical leadership framework and faith perspective that will guide your interactions within an information technology environment. IWU’s student-centric degree pathway also offers:

  • Degree completion in as little as 18 months
  • Authentic assignments designed by experienced IT professionals
  • 100% online courses

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You’ll Learn To…

  • Evaluate information systems infrastructure to resolve specific organizational problems.
  • Appraise technologies to devise appropriate solutions for information technology issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify potential vendors, negotiate contracts, and evaluate domestic and international outsourcing options to meet information technology needs of an organization.
  • Synthesize historical and contemporary leadership theories to guide the effective practice of organizational leadership within an information technology context.
  • Evaluate the competencies required to lead effectively in a multicultural and global information technology environment.
  • Apply appropriate security, regulation, and compliance requirements to an organization’s information technology systems and platforms.
  • Integrate an ethical framework and faith perspective to guide interactions within an information technology environment.

Career Options

  • IT Director
  • IT Manager
  • Computer & Information Systems Manager


36 Total
$480/ Credit Hour *

The total credit hours and per-credit-hour costs listed above are effective for the core program. If applicable, students will need to pay for appropriate tuition, books, and any additional fees for prerequisite or other required courses. Costs may change if you withdraw from the program and restart in a future program at a later date.


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

12 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.



Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed. If an applicant's GPA is below 2.5, the student may be admitted on a probationary basis, as established by the guidelines of the DeVoe School of Business.

  • All credits required in the curriculum sequence with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum grade of “C” in each course. A grade of “C-“ or below will require the course to be repeated.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 in all IWU graduate work.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.


The MS Information Technology Leadership at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024