Tufts Gordon Institute
As Tufts University’s hub for entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership, and management within the School of Engineering, Tufts Gordon Institute (TGI) provides students the practical leadership tools necessary to develop innovative ideas that will make a difference in the world. Our graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as workshops, short courses, and professional education opportunities, are taught by industry-expert faculty who have started and run their own companies, and know what it takes to succeed in the business world.
Engineering Management (MS)
The MS in Engineering Management (MSEM) is an award winning program and a top-tier graduate degree that will help you discover your path to excellence and leadership in your engineering career. The Tufts MSEM delivers relevant content and the practical skills you need to thrive in an increasingly complex and rapidly changing world, with a flexible experience you can fit into your busy life. Earn your degree in just over a year or spread out the course load and tuition cost over a longer period, studying online, hybrid, or on-campus. For part-time students, the MSEM offers you the opportunity to connect with faculty and fellow students in real-time during virtual Weekly Conversations, as well as the option to attend the Tufts University campus for in-person immersive experiences.
Innovation & Management (MS)
The MS in Innovation & Management (MSIM) is a full-time, accelerated master's program that prepares you to hit the ground running in as little as one year. Designed for recent STEM graduates, the MSIM program provides students with product innovation, marketing, finance and leadership skills. Whether you aspire to work in new product development, technology strategy, business or data analytics, product management, or even launch your own venture, the MSIM program prepares you to shape the world through innovation. Students interested in building technical depth in addition to their MSIM degree can choose to leverage the program’s flexibility to earn either a graduate certificate or a second master’s degree through our MSIM+ or Dual Degree programs.
Technology Management & Leadership (MS)
If you currently work in or aspire to enter the dynamic tech sector, Tufts Gordon Institute's new MS in Technology Management & Leadership (MSTML) is designed to equip you with the skills and the growth mindset needed to manage technology and lead change. The MSTML will help you develop the confidence to take the next step in your management and leadership career in the technology sector. Whether in response to ChatGPT, CRISPR, smarter devices, quantum computing, or advances in biotech, companies and society need leaders who keep pace with the dizzying rate of technological change and successfully lead teams as technology transforms the workplace and wider world.
Graduate Certificate in Technology Management & Leadership
If you currently work in or aspire to enter the dynamic tech sector, and are looking to earn an impactful credential in less time than a full degree, Tufts Gordon Institute's new Advanced Certificate in Technology Management & Leadership (CTML) can empower you with the skills and the growth mindset needed to manage technology and lead change. The CTML will help you develop the confidence to take the next step in your management and leadership career in the technology sector. Tufts Gordon Institute's Certificate in Technology Management & Leadership provides students with the same skills and growth mindset as our MS in Technology Management & Leadership (MSTML) in a shorter and more accessible program of study.
Tufts Gordon Institute offers a wide variety of academic and co-curricular programming for undergraduate students. From individual elective courses and in-depth minors to hands-on workshops and business plan competitions, these opportunities can foster your entrepreneurial spirit and build your leadership skills. Minor programs include: