M.S. Medical Device Innovation | Technological Leadership Institute

Gain Years of Medical Device Experience
in just 16 Months

Advance Your Career with a Master of Science in Medical Device Innovation

                                Join the Next Cohort of Medical Device Innovators!

Lead Innovation

Anticipate, effectively manage and understand the challenges of the complex, highly regulated global medical device industry with a Master of Science in Medical Device Innovation (MDI). Launched in 2014, this degree program offers career-driven, technology-oriented professionals the tools and connections to master end-to-end medical device commercialization.

The MDI degree program takes students from idea to commercial success, gaining knowledge of global, industry, and regulatory trends needed for innovation and career growth. Through the practicum and applied capstone project, students identify real-world solutions to issues that directly impact organizations and communities.

M.S. in Medical Device Innovation

Transform Technology

Build expertise in one or two areas of specialization while gaining a broad understanding of industry dynamics. Qualified applicants can fulfill the following admissions requirements:

  • Three to five years of relevant work experience
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Demonstrated leadership potential

At TLI, students study in the center of the medical device industry and develop the important lifesaving medical devices of tomorrow. 

 are available. Learn about requirements and deadlines.

Our Results

  • 931 Health Technology Companies in MN, of which 605 are medical device oriented

  • 167k Medical Device

    Professionals in MN

  • $23B  Economic impact  
    on Minnesota

Graduates of the MDI program expand their technical expertise, leadership skills and knowledge of the industry. Read more about how students and alumni are driven to forge their own paths in this growing career field.

Professional Development

The MDI degree program provides early and mid-career medical device professionals the skills needed to be effective leaders, and drive innovation and business growth. MDI is a one-of-a-kind program that can be completed while you work full time:

  • Cohort-based model with 25 students
  • Classes are scheduled 2-3 times a week in the evenings
  • Students take three to five classes a semester
  • Choose from two completion options: earn your degree in 16 or 22 months

Visit our curriculum page to view courses in this program.

Attend an Information Session

The Master of Science in Medical Device Innovation info sessions are led by Dr. Daniel Mooradian, who is the director of graduate studies for the degree program and holds the James J. Renier Chair in Technology Management for the Technological Leadership Institute. Dr. Mooradian is a pathologist by training and spent more than 15 years in the medical device industry. Meet Dr. Mooradian, other MDI faculty members and TLI admissions staff by attending an information session.