Engineering Leadership Certification Program

Engineering Leadership Certification is a highly selective one-year program that will develop your unique capabilities to make an impact on the world and live a life of purpose. The curriculum covers competencies in self-management, teamwork, leadership, and professional skills. Graduates earn a designation on their transcript recognizing their demonstrated excellence in engineering leadership.

Program Requirements

Open by application to undergraduate and graduate students in engineering and related fields. This year our program runs from September 2024 to May 2025, and accepted students must commit to both semesters and expect to do some work on their project over the winter break.

No prior leadership experience is required. Applicants should have a commitment to personal and professional development and a desire to make an impact through their leadership.

Ready to get started?

Applications for the 2024-2025 are now closed.

We’ve received a higher number of applications than anticipated and are currently reviewing them for the 2024-2025 cohort. Notifications to all applicants will be sent the week of April 22. We thank you for your patience.

Interviews will take place between Monday, April 22 through Friday, April 26, with acceptance decisions issued by the week of April 29.

If you have questions please contact us at engineering_leaders@cornell.edu