Purdue University

College of Technology

Center for Professional Studies in Technology and Applied Research



Program Information

Degree Offered:

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Center for Professional Studies in Technology and Applied Research (ProSTAR) administers graduate level degrees, certificates, courses and workshops to professionals in technology/leadership fields. The College of Technology recognizes the need to make graduate education available to individuals working full-time in business and industry. As a result of job and family responsibilities, working students need a nontraditional, in-and out-of-state, high-quality educational experience, which enhances their professional development with flexibility. Our degree programs and courses are delivered on campus, by distance, at a customer location, or using a combination of methods. Businesses are welcome to contact ProSTAR to discuss developing graduate programs designed specifically for their employees and delivered on-site. Courses in each of the programs are taught by College of Technology faculty in various departments.


Purdue University is an accredited member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL Exam may be required.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 33

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 750 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 12000 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 15500 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+