LEAP Students Say


“If this [engineering] is what you want to do, LEAP is the best way to do it.”

Colin Murphy – BS , MS in Mechanical Engineering

“LEAP opened doors for my career that would have otherwise been shut.”

Ryan Wallace – BS, Operations Management and Marketing; MS, Manufacturing Engineering

As challenging as a career change into engineering is, the LEAP program provided the environment and the resources for success – from the administrative staff to my fellow LEAP students. One of the most difficult and rewarding things I’ve ever done.”

Scott Bressler – BA, Biology; MS, Biomedical Engineering

LEAP has given me the background and skills necessary to succeed in technical fields. …The education provided through LEAP as well as my prior background …has given me a unique edge in the job market.

Jeremy Colson – BA, Mathematics; MS, Electrical Engineering

“LEAP provided the means for me to attain an MS in Biomedical Engineering so that I could better apply my background in computer science to the design and development of medical products.”

Matt McGowan – BA, Computer Science; MS, Biomedical Engineering

“LEAP provides an excellent pathway for non-engineering majors to pursue their technical aspirations, even a decade after college. I hope to help develop medical devices for a small company in the Boston area.”
Jesse Lock – BA, English; M.D. Pediatrics; PhD in Biomedical Engineering

“Best career move I ever made.”

Jayson Kurrle – BFA, Architecture; MS, Mechanical Engineering

“LEAP has given me great career opportunities. The curriculum is well-designed and streamlined for non-traditional students wishing to gain an engineering background.”
Tony Dean – BA, Biology with Marine Science Specialty; MS, Computer Engineering