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Stand Out with Our Professional Teamwork and Leadership Minor—the First of its Kind in the Country

Show employers you know how to lead and work effectively on a team. It may just win you the job. We also offer a military leadership minor to strengthen the skills at the core of military success.

Many classes you're already taking count toward the minor, so you might only need 3-4 additional classes. Start the minor your first semester to take full advantage of it.

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Professional Teamwork and Leadership Minor

Choose from three options to fit your major and your goals:

  • Applications of Teamwork and Leadership
  • Business Leadership Theory
  • Community and Civic Leadership Theory
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Military Leadership Minor

You can earn this minor with courses you're already taking as part of your ROTC and liberal studies requirements.

The military leadership minor is available to military science students from any academic major.


Free Virtual Workshop on Cross-Disciplinary, Team- and Project-Based Experiences

Faculty leaders from National Science Foundation-funded programs at IUP, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, SUNY Plattsburgh, and Westminster College invite IUP faculty, staff, and administrators to participate in a free virtual workshop. The workshop, Preparing the 21st Century STEM Workforce through Cross-Disciplinary Projects, Teamwork, and Professional Skills, will be held Saturday, February 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., via Cvent. This is an ideal opportunity for faculty, staff, and administrators who seek to develop or enhance team-based curriculum and student professional skills. Institutional teams are encouraged to register.

DeSoto-Jackson, Marzerath, Ostrowski, and Benjamin Coauthor “Teaching Teamwork through Theater” Chapter

Rachel DeSoto-Jackson (Theatre, Dance, and Performance), Paige Matzerath (SAHE ’20), Emily Ostrowski (SAHE ’20), and Mimi Benjamin (Student Affairs in Higher Education) coauthored a book chapter that was included in Integrating Professional Skills into Undergraduate Chemistry Curricula.

Fair and Kondo Coauthor Book Chapter

Justin Fair and Anne Kondo (Madia Department of Chemistry) coauthored two book chapters that were included in Integrating Professional Skills into Undergraduate Chemistry Curricula.

Dillaman Authors Book Chapter on “Perspectives from New Student Orientation”

Craig Dillaman, director of New Student Orientation, authored a book chapter, “Minor in Professional Teamwork and Leadership Evolution—Perspectives from New Student Orientation,” that was included in Integrating Professional Skills into Undergraduate Chemistry Curricula.

Fair and Coworkers Coauthor “Integrating Professional Skills into Undergraduate Chemistry Curricula”

Justin Fair (Madia Department of Chemistry, IUP) and Kelly Neiles and Pamela Mertz from St. Mary’s College of Maryland coauthored an edited book titled Integrating Professional Skills into Undergraduate Chemistry Curricula.