Preparing individuals to become leaders who can address 21st century challenges.
For over three decades, the Gordon Institute has provided students with the knowledge and skills they need to lead both teams and entire companies. Our graduate and undergraduate engineering management, innovation & management, and entrepreneurship programs are taught by faculty who have excelled in industry, have started and run their own companies, and know what it takes to succeed in the business world.
We focus on technology leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship—in classes, hands-on projects, and real-world experiences—to provide students the practical leadership tools necessary to develop innovative ideas that will make a difference in the world. Our alumni have become leaders in an array of public, private, and non-profit companies representing all industries from biotech to finance to technology R&D.
Founded by visionary and inventor Dr. Bernard Gordon, Tufts Gordon Institute is the first school dedicated to teaching engineering leadership. Our M.S. in Engineering Management program won the 2007 National Academy of Engineering Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education. Whether you are at the beginning of your career or a seasoned professional, our award-winning curriculum and unique approach to leadership education make Tufts Gordon Institute a truly remarkable place to embark on the next phase of your career—and your life.
Designed for You
MS in Innovation & Management
Develop transformative skillsets in as little as one year as you experience the full innovation lifecycle in our fast-paced, hands-on program.
Designed for recent STEM graduates with an entrepreneurial spirit.
1-year, full time
MSIM + MS in Engineering: Dual Degree Master's Program
In the Dual Degree master's program, you’ll earn two degrees: an MS offered by one of the six academic departments within the School of Engineering, and an MS in Innovation & Management (MSIM). You earn both degrees in an accelerated time frame (as little as two years) and at a reduced cost with a guaranteed tuition discount.
Designed for recent STEM graduates with an entrepreneurial spirit who aspire to build on their technical depth while developing innovation, leadership, and management skills.
2 years, full time
On-Campus MS in Engineering Management
The complete package for holistic growth and career development, the On-Campus MSEM program provides you with expertise that enables you to manage complex projects, drive strategic decision-making, and build and inspire high-performing teams.
Designed for growth-minded tech professionals.
2-3 years, part-time
Online MS in Engineering Management
Built on 30+ years of our award-winning curriculum, the Online MSEM program also provides you with expertise that enables you to manage complex projects, drive strategic decision-making, and build and inspire high-performing teams - all from the comfort of your own computer. Take short, 7-week courses at your own pace to have ultimate flexibility for your own schedule.
Designed for growth-minded tech professionals from anywhere in the world.
2+ years, part-time
Take a Course
Master Six Sigma, conflict resolution, leadership, supply chain management, and more.
Specialized evening courses for working professionals.
6-13 weeks, 1x per week
Engineering Management Minor
Get ahead before your career even begins.
Focus on business and leadership skills, emphasizing engineering practice - not just theory.
Open to all engineering undergrad students at Tufts.
Discover entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership skills from industry professionals.
Develop business skills within both commercial and non-profit social enterprises.
Open to undergrad and grad students at Tufts.
Entrepreneurship for Social Impact Minor
Discover both Social Entrepreneurship and Civic Studies through this minor created in partnership with Tisch College of Civic Life.
Gain innovative pathways to be civically engaged and support communities.
Open to undergrad & grad students at Tufts.