Your Career: Technology and Innovation

The Fletcher School offers a rigorous, yet flexible curriculum to let you tailor your graduate education to the international career of your choice. The following Fletcher courses can help you launch or advance a career in the technology sector.

Explore Courses in Technology and Innovation

Clean Energy Technologies and Policy Issues

Starting New Ventures

GIS for International Applications

Innovation for Sustainable Prosperity

International Intellectual Property Law and Policy

Information and Communications Technologies for Development

Social Networks and Organizations

Starting New Ventures

Strategy and Innovation in the Evolving Context of International Business

Technology and International Security

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Our Alumni

Patrick Meier

PhD 12

Director of Social Innovation at the Qatar Foundation Computing Research Institute (QCRI)

Patrick Meier is an internationally recognized leader on the application of new technologies for crisis early warning, humanitarian response, human rights and civil resistance. In 2010, while attending Fletcher, Meier launched a crisis map to pinpoint the locations of those in need of services after the devastating earthquake in Haiti and to point to available resources. With the help of more than 100 Fletcher students, Tufts undergrads and other volunteers, he created what FEMA called, 'the most comprehensive and up-to-date map available to the humanitarian community.' Read more about the project.

Our Alumni

Manjula Dissanayake

Manjula Dissanayake


Founder, Educate Lanka Foundation, Inc.

Dissanayake was thousands of miles away from his home just outside of Sri Lanka’s capital, studying finance  and preparing for a job in investment banking, when the 2004 tsunami hit. Like many, though, he was shaken by the destruction and moved to help rebuild the human and physical capital of the struggling country. That inspiration led him to create a social enterprise dedicated to educate the underserved in Sri Lanka. That venture, now called Educate Lanka Foundation, Inc. Read more

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Joshua Haynes, MIB 10

Joshua Haynes

MIB 10

‎International Development Specialist + Development Technologist + Social Entrepreneur, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Haynes is at the nexus of technology, media, civil society, Internet freedom, information security and democracy. “Technology is never the silver bullet,” he says. “It is only an amplifier or agitator.” “Do something random,” he says. “Take advantage of the real world experiences that Fletcher has to offer through its faculty and peer group and your career path will expand tenfold.” Read more