Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Ill.

Program: Dual degree Master of Design and MBA
Business Partnerships: McDonald’s (MCD), Target (TGT), Toyota (TM)
Why it's on the list: IIT launched the two-year program in 2006 to offer two distinct degrees that tackle innovation. The design master's is overseen by the Institute of Design, and focuses on the link between strategy and human-centered innovation. The MBA, administered by IIT’s Stuart School of Business, teaches a traditional AACSB-accredited business curriculum.