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Engineering Leadership Development Undergraduate Minor

The undergraduate engineering leadership development minor emphasizes developing leadership potential and multicultural awareness in each student through a curriculum based on hands-on, real-life leadership challenges. The minor attracts goal-oriented innovators with the passion and ability to succeed.

Alumni Testimonials

“[The] ELDM gave me my first leadership experience and support network. It was the seed that enabled me to grow.”

Joe Wilusz, ’04
Aerospace Engineering
Systems Engineer & Functional Manager
Northrup Grumman, Electronics Sector

“ELDM helped me to go outside my comfort zone while working in teams and helped me to be more understanding of other cultures on both a business and personal level.”

Amy Carlsen, ’13
Aerospace Engineering
Account Manager, Rockwell Automation, Global Sales Division



The School of Engineering Design and Innovation delivers effective engineering education and unrivaled research opportunities through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. The school offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

School of Engineering Design and Innovation

304 Engineering Design and Innovation Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952