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Indiana Tech Ph.D. program earns national recognition from Forbes

November 20, 2023

Forbes Advisor Best of 2023 - Best Ph.D. In Leadership Online ProgramsForbes Advisor Education, one of the nation’s most trusted and respected assessors of higher education, recently rated Indiana Tech’s Ph.D. in Global Leadership program among the top five online Ph.D. in leadership programs in the nation. Forbes evaluated nonprofit colleges offering online Ph.D. in leadership programs in the U.S. in the categories of credibility, affordability and student experience.

“Indiana Tech’s Ph.D. in Global Leadership program has delivered quality online education for more than ten years, with nearly 140 graduates,” said Dr. Kevin Bottomley, associate dean of the university’s raduate and Ph.D. programs. “We are proud to be recognized by Forbes as one of the nation’s top online programs. It is a testament to the hard work being done by our students, faculty and staff within our Ph.D. program, the College of Business and across our university.”

Indiana Tech’s Ph.D. in Global Leadership offers students an opportunity to advance their ability to lead in today’s multifaceted environment and to conduct cross cultural research to examine interrelationships between culture and organizational leadership. The flexible online program accommodates diverse working professionals across the world, with curriculum focused on both global leadership and research. Students customize their experience by choosing one of five leadership concentrations: organizational leadership, higher education administration, global health leadership, business administration (for MBA graduates only) or a hybrid organizational leadership/higher education administration concentration.

Learn more about the Forbes Advisor Education ranking here, and discover more about Indiana Tech’s Ph.D. in Global Leadership here. For more information about Indiana Tech’s Ph.D. program, contact Kristin Conley, director of Ph.D. admissions,, or 260.422.5561, ext. 3417.