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Technology Leadership and Innovation

We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Technology Leadership and Innovation. It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application or mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying, as directed below. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

Application Deadlines: Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadlines listed below.

Fall Spring Summer
US Citizen or resident (on-campus)
April 1
October 1 April 1
US Citizen or resident (distance)
July 1
November 15
No Entry
International (on-campus)
April 1
September 1
February 15
International (distance)
June 15
October 15
No Entry

Note: Early application is encouraged. Program capacity is limited and it is recommended that students apply

early to maximize opportunity for program consideration.

Contact Information Mailing Address
Web Sites of Interest
Name: Michael Dyrenfurth
E-mail: mdyrenfu@purdue.edu
TLI - Purdue University   
Young Hall, Room 337 
151 S. Grant St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114
USA

Completing the Application

  • Master's applicants should download the Master's Applicant Statement of Purpose template, complete it and load it for Statement of Purpose within the application.
  • Degree seeking applicants are required to submit a 1-5 page detailed resume within the application.

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required for unconditional admission
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required -- no minimum score has been set

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required for unconditional admission
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required -- no minimum score set
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Not required, but recommended

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