Technological Leadership Institute

Innovative Programs for Tomorrow's Innovators 

Advance Your Career with a 
Master of Science Degree
from the University of Minnesota

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Innovative Programs for Tomorrow's Innovators

The Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) offers three Master of Science degrees designed for professionals working in technology-intensive enterprises. All TLI degree offerings are tailored to empower professionals by:

  • Focusing on leadership in technology-based environments,
  • Teaching technical professionals to analyze existing and emerging technologies,
  • Leveraging interdisciplinary faculty with real-world experience, and
  • Bridging the gap between technology and business with applied learning.

Executive Education for Technology Leaders

The University of Minnesota's world-renowned Master of Science in Management of Technology (MOT) degree program equips professionals with the tools to drive business growth and innovation. Go beyond the business foundation of an MBA, and receive unique technology-specific management and leadership education. If you’re deeply committed to technology, a MOT is right for you. 

Lead Innovation

Master of Science in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) takes students from idea to commercial success. The degree program is designed to prepare students to anticipate, navigate and manage complex innovation challenges in the global medical technology industry. Through the practicum and applied capstone project, students identify real-world solutions to issues that directly impact organizations and communities. MDI is a one-of-a-kind program that can be completed while you work full time. Learn more about the MDI degree program.

Become a Security Asset for Businesses and Beyond

Master of Science in Security Technologies (MSST) degree program is an innovative program that prepares aspiring experts to lead in a world of uncertainty. It is designed in a cohort model, enabling you to see the big picture while specializing in one or more areas. The program is 14 months in length allowing you to work full time while completing your degree. 

Our Results

  • 34of MOT grads are execs in 5 years

  • 1st MSST program in the Midwest

  • 27Med Device job growth by 2018

Find out how a Master of Science degree from the Technological Leadership Institute can help you advance your career by attending an info session. Connect with TLI admissions by filling out the contact form.  

Strategy. Innovation. Excellence.

The Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) is an interdisciplinary center at the University of Minnesota established in 1987 by an endowment from the Honeywell Foundation. The Institute is one of 12 academic centers affiliated the College of Science and Engineering, which is ranked among the top engineering and science degree programs in the country. TLI's mission is to develop local and global leaders for technology-intensive enterprises through its three Master of Science degree programs.

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