Academic Programs

Academic Programs

The Department of Technical Leadership and Communication (TLC) equips students with the leadership and communication knowledge, skills, and perspectives to augment their technical expertise to make effective contributions in a variety of organizational settings.

We feature two in-demand academic programs that will help build the leaders and communicators of tomorrow.

Purdue University in Indianapolis

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Organizational Leadership

Empowering students to lead at all levels of an organization 


Leadership starts with you. Identify your values, traits, and strengths while developing a strategic plan to achieve your life and leadership vision.


Connect and build relationships with peers, faculty, and organizations while strengthening skills needed to drive success in an increasingly high-tech work place.


Explore pathways to careers in Organizational Leadership and discover all IUPUI has to offer. You’ll take courses in project management, human resource management, international leadership, and ethical leadership practices while gaining marketable skills in problem-solving, communicating, teamwork, and leadership.


Become an innovative leader who identifies issues, analyzes opportunities, communicates a vision, and leads by example.


Learn more about Organizational Leadership

Technical Communication


Get your hands on high-tech tools from day one. Learn current practices from industry professionals. Design technical communication projects in the classroom.


The city is your classroom! Explore the field of TCM through experiential projects and meaningful internships.


Use technology to create interactive, user-centered resources including UX, user manuals, online help, websites, training materials, and product specifications in STEM related global industries.

Learn more about Technical Communication