School of Business and Information Technology
We develop the competencies of career-focused students to empower them as ethical, insightful, and solution-oriented decision-makers, leaders, and lifelong learners in increasingly complex and diverse global environments. Faculty is supported as practitioners and scholars, committed to innovation in teaching and intellectual contribution.
In addition to the general Purdue Global admissions requirements, the School of Business and Information Technology requires a current, professional resume that details employment history including responsibilities and dates of employment.
- You must successfully complete at least 75 percent of the graduate credit hours required for a degree with a grade of “A” or “B.”
- You can enroll in no more than one course per term for your first three terms. After completing the third term, you may enroll in two courses per term if your cumulative GPA is 3.5 or higher. Exceptions to this policy require the approval of the Dean of the School of Business and Information Technology or a designee.
- Prior learning credits and Purdue Global courses completed more than 5 years prior to the start of your information technology program are not eligible to satisfy information technology course requirements. You may be required to retake courses in order to ensure your knowledge is consistent with the current skills taught in these courses. You may request exceptions, based on relevant coursework and professional experience, from the Dean or a designee.
In addition to the programs below, see Additional Offerings for information about other enrollment opportunities. For a list of additional offerings by subject, see the Area of Study index of the Micro-credential Bulletin.
Master of Business Administration
The objective of the Master of Business Administration program is to help you pursue leadership positions in competitive business environments. The curriculum is designed to address this through a portfolio of practical, resume-building projects that satisfy your intellectual curiosity and help build the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make sound business and management decisions.
Master of Science in Accounting
The objective of the Master of Science in Accounting program is to prepare you with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits to be an innovative and adaptable critical thinker and problem solver. The program is designed to prepare you to use available services and technologies to support operations and management, and the curriculum encourages you to be a lifelong learner while addressing the evolving professional skills of master's degree students.
Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management will prepare graduates for leadership roles directing and protecting critical information infrastructures. You will learn to develop, implement, evaluate, and update the cybersecurity policies and practices that allow an organization to effectively respond to the dynamic cybersecurity landscape.
Master of Science in Finance
The Master of Science in Finance program focuses on helping you gain advanced technical knowledge and skills in a range of financial areas. Courses help increase your understanding of the factors that influence high-level decision making and provide you with opportunities to develop and implement your critical thinking skills to solve complex financial problems.
Master of Science in Information Technology
If you have a bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, information systems, management of information systems, or a similar field of study, the Master of Science in Information Technology could help you take the next step in your career. The program provides you with the option of selecting a specialization, in addition to the core curriculum requirements.
Master of Science in Management and Leadership
The Master of Science in Management and Leadership program focuses on helping you build specialized leadership skills in a particular discipline and is designed to prepare you to pursue managerial and executive positions in a wide range of industries. From the start of the program, courses help you develop leadership knowledge and abilities that you can apply immediately to your work life and to help advance your career.
Graduate Certificate in Accounting
The objective of the Graduate Certificate in Accounting program is to prepare you with the critical knowledge and skills to pursue mid-level accounting positions. The certificate program is designed to provide knowledge of key accounting areas including accounting and financial reporting systems, business law, auditing techniques, and cost accounting.
Graduate Certificate in Human Resources
The objective of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources program is to prepare you with the critical knowledge and skills to pursue mid-level positions in human resources. The certificate program is designed to provide knowledge of key human resource areas including employment and labor law, employee training and development programs, reward systems, employee recruitment and selection, and assessment models.
Graduate Certificate in Information Security
The objective of the Graduate Certificate in Information Security program is to prepare you with the critical knowledge and technical skills to pursue career advancement in the information security field. The certificate program is designed to provide knowledge of key information technology areas including network security tools, computer security, penetration testing, ethical hacking, and cryptography.
Graduate Certificate in Project Management
The objective of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management program is to prepare you with the critical knowledge and skills to pursue a mid-level position in project management. The certificate program is designed to provide knowledge of key project management areas including project initiation, project planning and execution, project cost and scheduling, and project risk, quality, and assessment.