The graduate certificate in Global IT Leadership is designed to help students gain an understanding of emerging markets and innovation opportunities, enhance student knowledge at the intersection of global business and technology, and expose students to global challenges through an international residency. Students will participate in a 7-10 day study abroad trip as a part of this certificate where they will be exposed to C-suite business executives and government leaders to learn about doing business in a foreign country. Courses taken in the Global IT Leadership graduate certificate can be applied toward the MS in Technology Management program upon acceptance into the degree program.

To verify if this certificate currently qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid please visit the unit website


All students registering for School of Business graduate courses must have graduate standing.  Non-degree student status is not available. 

Full eligibility and admission requirements can be viewed on the School of Business website.  


Students may use the credits completed as part of their graduate degree requirements in accordance with program requirements and AP.6 Graduate Policies. A maximum of 3 graduate credits taken at another institution can be transferred to the graduate certificate. The time limit for completion is four years from the date of admission to the graduate certificate. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 to complete the certificate. 

Graduate level courses offered by the School of Business cannot be audited.

Banner Code: BU-CERG-GITL

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 12

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.


TECM 603IT Leadership and the Global CIO1
TECM 620Economics of Global Technology Management1
TECM 702Building High Performance Global Teams2
TECM 752Global Technology Management3
TECM 753Global Leadership Perspectives2
TECM 761Global IT Leadership Applied Project3
Total Credits12