Application Deadline: November 13, 2019

Program Dates: January 16 – May 8, 2020


The Information Technology Leadership Academy is a 17-week program for public sector IT professionals with a focus on developing leadership skills.

Participants in the academy are selected from local state, county, and city agencies and departments that work in information technology programs. Individuals with a vision for enterprise-wide thinking, strong potential for career advancement into executive or senior management positions, and experience carrying out their organization’s mission and vision are ideal candidates for acceptance into this program.


The program cost is $4,000.


How To Apply

The ITLA application period is now open and closes at 5:00PM on November 13, 2019.

All prospective participants must submit the following:

  • Complete and submit the formal application by the noted due date
  • Submit a letter of recommendation/nomination from your department’s Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Application Form


Supervisor Name

Chief Information Officer

Training Coordinator

Questions: Limit your answers to 1,200 characters per question.

For the Nominator (CIO)
Please be confident that your nomination is for an individual that is ready for a senior or executive leadership role. Prior to submitting your nomination, please consider carefully the time commitment away from the office. Approximately 20 calendar days throughout the 17-week program will be dedicated to ITLA excluding non-work time dedicated to the project.
Student Responsibilities
Attendance is mandatory for all classes and class activities. Additional time (outside of class and daily work time) will be required to collaborate with classmates on class project deliverables.

Program Requirements

Please contact the Office of Professional Development for questions and further information at