Technological Leadership Institute
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Innovative Programs for Next-Generation Technology Leaders
The Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) offers three Master of Science degrees specifically 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
- Bridging the gap between technology and business with applied learning
Executive Education for Technology Leaders
Master of Science in Management of Technology (MOT): 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.
Master of Science in Medical Device Innovation (MDI): The 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. Choose from TLI's 16 or 22-month completion options. Learn more about the MDI degree program.
Become a Security Asset for Businesses and Beyond
Master of Science in Security Technologies (MSST): The M.S. 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.
34% of MOT grads are execs in 5 years
498K unfilled cybersecurity jobs in North America
931 med tech jobs in Minnesota
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.