The Emerging Leaders Institute

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The Fall 2019 ELI cohort.

ELI Class of Fall 2019

Since conception in 1998, the Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI) has served hundreds of students in teaching life and leadership skills. ELI is a not-for-credit certificate program dedicated to helping MiraCosta College students become prominent and well-prepared leaders in their community, on campus and in their future careers. ELI will complement students' education by teaching them skills and knowledge necessary for effective leadership.

Schedule for 2019-2020 Academic Year

The program consists of six sessions offered over the semester in two hour blocks covering leadership skills. Sessions are offered on Friday afternoons. The program will include a service project. After completing the program, students will receive a Leadership Certificate.

ELI certificate program participants will:

For additional information call, email us at, or stop by the Office of Student Life & Leadership.

Oceanside Campus
BLDG 3400 Student Center OC3432
P 760.795.6890

San Elijo Campus
BLDG 900 Student Center SAN929
P 760.634.7806