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Welcome to the fast track for innovators.

Tufts M.S. in Innovation & Management (MSIM) is an accelerated, full-time master’s program designed for recent STEM graduates who want to make things happen. 

Tufts MSIM will provide you with the product innovation, marketing, finance and leadership skills you need to drive sustainable, high-impact change as a new leader in today’s technology-driven world. Specialized skills you need to be a successful innovator. All in as little as one year.

Leadership + Business Skills in One Year

  • Earn your master’s degree from a top-ranked university located in the innovation hub of Boston
  • The only program that combines lean design thinking, business and financial fluency, data science tools and leadership skills
  • 100% of faculty with tech-based industry experience
  • Practice innovation with immersive, semester-long Innovation Sprints where you’ll develop innovative products and solutions for real-world problems
  • Built-in internship program and career planning series that covers how to market yourself, develop your career plan, network, and interview
  • Option to stay for a third semester to deepen your technical expertise or explore a new interest

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The MSIM program taught me user-centered, rapid prototyping techniques that I’m able to apply in my work. I came out of the program ready to lead and collaborate in the workplace.”

Trish O’Connor, MSIM ‘17
Engineer, iStrategy Labs

 "As part of the wearable electronics and autonomous systems teams, I am producing research and insights on trends while also helping clients with their business strategies. I could not have qualified for this job without the MSIM degree.”

Hirosei Kuruma, MSIM ‘17
Research Associate, Lux Research Emerging Technologies Group