Accomplished faculty and staff instruct, guide and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel and internships.
Fighting Scots live, work and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.
Discover the relationships between all living things.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts jobs will increase 10% for life science occupations by 2026.
Edinboro offers a wide range of programs designed to peak your interests and broaden your knowledge of careers in the field of biology. Here, you’ll be held to high standards and prepared to enter the workforce or enroll in a graduate or professional school. As a Biology major you will:
Choose from a wide variety of internships, ranging from government agencies such as the DCNR and EPA to nature centers and state parks, or medical offices, clinics and hospitals.
Have the opportunity to present your research at local, regional or national meetings.
Get hands-on experience at summer field classes at the University of Pittsburgh’s Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology.
Join on-campus organizations such as Tri Beta, a National Biological Honor Society and Pre-Healing Arts Club.
Our alumni follow diverse paths. Many are employed as zoo keepers, educators, naturalists and state and federal biologists. Others go on to medical, chiropractic or dental school, or pursue graduate programs in fields such as Cell Biology, Marine Biology, Molecular Biology, Conservation Biology and Plant Biology. You’ll find our graduates currently employed by organizations such as:
Florida Museum of Natural History
Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center
University of Maryland
Prepare for a rewarding career.
Dr. Nina Thumser, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444