MOT Admissions Requirements

M.S. in Management of Technology: Executive Education for Technology Leaders

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The Master of Science in Management of Technology (MOT) degree program is aimed at transforming engineering, science and other technical professionals into business leaders. The mission and goals of all TLI degree programs are achieved by carefully selecting candidates through a rigorous interview and selection process. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis for the MOT program's fall start (Aug.) of each year. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview with the Program Fellow before receiving an admissions decision.  Dates are as follows:


Summer 2023

New student orientation


August 2023

Classes begin for new cohort

Due to the limited cohort size, applicants should begin the admissions process and submit applications as early as possible.

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Admissions Requirements

Candidates often exceed the following minimum requirements, and qualified applicants are interviewed and admitted throughout the year: 

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Demonstrated tech-based managerial/leadership experience
  • Relevant professional experience is required for MOT applicants. Most applicants have 5 – 25 years of experience at the time of admission.


  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Corporate endorsement

Required Testing

  • Candidates that do not meet the program's admission requirements may be asked to submit GRE or GMAT scores
  • Applicants are required to provide proof of English language proficiency and must be demonstrated in one of the following ways:
    • Complete at least the last 2 years of a bachelor's degree or 1 year of graduate school (Full-Time) in the U.S., U..K., Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Anglophone Africa, or the English-speaking Caribbean and will provide official transcripts. 
    • Complete education solely in English in a country where English is not the official language and will provide documented proof (Ex. India).
    • Will provide the official results of an English language test taken within the last two years. We accept tests from TOEFL, IELTS, PTE Academic, and Duolingo. Competitive candidates typically have scores within the following ranges:
      • TOEFL - 90 and above
      • IELTS - 7.0 and above
      • PTE Academic - 65 and above
      • Duolingo- overall score 120 and above, literacy score 120 and above

Attend an Information Session

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We strongly encourage all prospective students attend an information session before applying to TLI graduate programs. Our information sessions give candidates an opportunity to meet faculty, ask questions about financial aid and get a better understanding of the curriculum. Candidates can register by viewing the information session calendar.

Our admissions team is here to help!

Whether you'd like to ask questions about the program or connect with a recent graduate of the program, an admissions associate can help you decide whether the MOT program is right for you.

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