Master of Technology Leadership and AI

Build a rewarding and expansive career with a Master of Technology Leadership and Artificial Intelligence degree. Learn to lead, strategize, and innovate in the field of AI and data technology at the highest level. Develop desirable key skills that will open doors to new opportunities in this rapidly evolving IT sector. Implement the latest management theories, and analytics tools and put your learning into practice in your current or desired roles.


Take the next step in your career –whether that’s moving from technical support and product development to management or enhancing your resume with a view to VP or executive C-suite positions. This cutting-edge specialized IT management program, powered by ASU state-of-the-art curriculum, equips you with business acumen while advancing your technical expertise. You will be able to apply machine learning, deterministic operations research, statistical learning, and simulations to transform your business.


Deep dive into leveraging AI and other technologies to lead, empower and train your team to adopt a digital mindset, explore data modeling and forecasting, and innovate successfully. During this program, you will develop the ability to use data to make large-scale decisions quickly and accurately. Apply your new knowledge to solve complex IT challenges related to your current role, and set your sights on becoming a global leader in the field.

Start your journey
Learning outcomes
Lead on a global strategic level

Gain the trust and support of your team. Learn to communicate your vision and set up effective practices and processes.

Develop a digital transformation mindset

Learn innovative business strategies, such as Six Sigma Methodology, statistical learning and simulations to drive change in the technology sector.

Drive innovation

Study the fundamental principles and concepts of Technology entrepreneurship in order to innovate and lead with confidence.

Use quantitative reasoning and AI

Learn about the use of application development skills and design concepts to develop a web-enabled decision support system.

Take data-driven decisions

Develop business solutions and solve problems using data analysis, statistical models, and decision support systems.

Manage risks and opportunities

Apply financial engineering and design experiments to provide research-based evidence and statistical data so that everyone moves forward with clarity and succeeds.

Career opportunities
Career opportunities

The Master of Technology Leadership and Artificial Intelligence program is designed to suit those interested in obtaining prominent positions as VPs, directors, and heads of departments in industries such as IT, FinTech, E-commerce, Telecommunications and more. Covering both the strategic business aspect of goal setting, the program also deals with the technical aspect of product development, innovation, and marketing in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Aim for top-level positions at the cutting edge of the technology sector.


Who should apply?


  • Architectural and Engineering managers with the desire to drive digital transformation within their organizations
  • Experience IT developers who want to accelerate their careers and gain managerial positions
  • Chief Technical officers and Senior Lead analysts who want to gain the latest AI technology knowledge and insights to excel as respected technology leaders
  • IT team leads who wish to advance their career to the next level, increase their earnings or switch departments or sectors


International faculty


The program faculty are international English-speaking professors and lecturers from all over the world, including world-leading scientists from Ukraine. Among them are recipients of prestigious European and US awards, top-ranked scientists according to Forbes Magazine, and Fulbright Scholars. Our faculty have taught at universities across America and Europe, including Purdue University, Case Western Reserve University, University of Toronto, University of Amsterdam, and others.

Program structure

MS in Technology Leadership & AI students will take the following required and elective courses.


Core courses (66 ECTS)


  • Technology Entrepreneurship (6 ECTS)
  • Professional Effectiveness (6 ECTS)
  • Global Leadership and Personal Development (6 ECTS)
  • Web Enabled Decision Support Systems (6 ECTS)
  • Strategic Enterprise Innovation (6 ECTS)
  • Design of Experiments (6 ECTS)
  • Strategic Technology Management (6 ECTS)
  • Professional English (6 ECTS)
  • Simulating Stochastic Systems (6 ECTS)
  • Capstone Project (6 ECTS)
  • Internship (12 ECTS)


Elective courses (24 ECTS)


  • Six Sigma Methodology (6 ECTS)
  • Financial Engineering (6 ECTS)
  • Applied Deterministic Operations Research (6 ECTS)
Program structure
Degree Routes and ASU Pathways
Degree Routes and ASU Pathways

Dual-degree options make top-quality education accessible to Ukrainian students at AUK. You have the opportunity to gain diplomas from both American University Kyiv and Arizona State University. You can also choose to study on campus in the U.S. or online at Arizona State University.

AUK Degree

After one and a half years of successful study at AUK, students are awarded an AUK Master's degree in Technology Leadership & AI.

Dual Degree (AUK+ASU)

This program supports Dual degrees via model 1+1: one year studying at AUK and one year studying at ASU, either online or on campus in the U.S. Upon graduation, students receive a Master's degree from AUK and a master's degree from ASU.

ASU Pathways

As a Master of Technology Leadership & AI student at AUK, you can gain the Dual Master's degrees: a Master's degree from AUK and a Master's degree from ASU. Students should be prepared to apply to ASU during the first year of study (the 2nd semester of study at AUK). The study year at ASU will start in August 2024 (the 3rd semester of study).

Tuition fees and scholarships

Annual tuition is $9,000. War-time scholarship is available (40% for 2023-2024, 20% for 2024-2025 academic years).

Applicant requirements
  • Bachelor/Master’s degree
  • Good level of English: B2+ (TOEFL internet based: from 80 and above; IELTS Academic: from 6.0; PTE: from 60 and above; Duolingo: from 100 and above)
  • Good Motivation letter
  • CV in English
  • Work experience (2+ years preferred)
  • Online written assessment
Documents provision
  • Application form
  • National ID
  • Tax code number
  • English certificate
  • Digital 3x4cm photo
  • Diploma and Appendix
Application deadline

Application deadline: August 21, 2023.

It may take approximately 2 weeks to get an admission committee decision once all requested materials are received and online assessment is passed.

Please note that we are following the American tradition of rolling admission process, so applicants have an opportunity to reserve a place in the program before official enrollment.

We encourage you to plan your admission journey well in advance and contact the enrollment team for more details.

If you currently hold a state-recognized Specialist or Master’s degree, you are eligible to apply for an AUK Master’s degree program.
Talk to an AUK Enrollment Advisor to find the best option for you

Complete the request form, and one of our Enrollment Advisors will contact you to guide you through the admission process, program details, and required documents.

Apply to AUK

Congratulations! This is your first step toward admission to AUK. To access the registration form, you will need to create a personal applicant’s account. Please note that the registration form must be filled out in English. You will also need to upload documents, a resume in English and write a motivation letter.

Pass AUK’s assessment and receive scholarship options

Get ready for an assessment of program-related knowledge and experience in the form of tests, open questions, and video-answers. After which, we will offer successful applicants a place on the program, introduce scholarship options, and provide information on the next steps.

Sign the contract with AUK

To complete the enrollment process, you need to choose our competitive offer at the EDBO, provide the necessary official documents (passport, educational document, etc.). After that, you will receive enrollment confirmation and will be able to sign educational and financial contracts.