Pathways to Engineering Careers

Graphic showing the PEC program starts at Donnelly and finished at UMKC

Pathways to Engineering Careers (PEC) is a cooperative program of Donnelly College and the University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC). The PEC program is designed for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering at UMKC. Admitted students would enroll at Donnelly in a structured pre-engineering program that will transfer seamlessly into UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering. This program is targeted to students with an interest in and aptitude for engineering, who need to boost their math and science readiness before transitioning to UMKC.


  • High-quality academic instruction and mentoring from outstanding Donnelly and UMKC faculty
  • Scholarship support
  • Free academic tutoring
  • Supplemental Instruction in STEM courses
  • STEM service learning activities and STEM Club
  • Undergraduate research opportunities

Need more information? Contact:

Ana Maradiaga
Program Director of Pathways to Engineering Careers
(913) 621-8793 

Pathways to Engineering Careers - Donnelly College and the University of Missouri - Kansas City
was created by the US Department of Education under Grant #P120A170117