Accomplished faculty 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.
Make your move in an exciting, high-demand field.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that jobs for public health educators are expected to grow faster than most other occupations between now and 2022, as public and private employers look to improve the wellness of employees and to focus on disease prevention.
At Edinboro, you’ll spend 600 hours for an entire semester getting hands-on experience in a setting that is aligned to your career goals. During this time, you will earn 12 credits and learn more about your chosen field. Health and Wellness Studies students have completed internships at the following locations:
Boro Women’s Services
Erie County Department of Health
LECOM Senior Living Center
Hilton Head Health Corporate Wellness
Community Health Net
American Heart Association
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Veterans Affairs Medical Hospital
Allegheny Health Network
Prepare for a rewarding career.
Dr. Jim Roberts, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444