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.
Be a change agent in your community.
According to the 2016 Edinboro University Supply/Demand Gap Analysis, the largest number of jobs available for Political Science graduates in Crawford, Erie, McKean and Warren counties between now and 2024 will be with social advocacy organizations and civic and social organizations.
The Political Science program at Edinboro University equips students with a broad and sophisticated understanding of politics, including knowledge of American politics, international relations, comparative politics, law and political theory. As a student, you can take advantage of the following outstanding resources:
Extracurricular career-relevant activities such as the Edinboro Mock Trial Team, Model United Nations, Model NATO, The Spectator (Edinboro’s weekly newspaper), Edinboro TV and the Student Government Association, as well as many on- and off-campus lectures, films and debates.
Professors who serve as mentors and advisors and who participate in every aspect of your education, in and out of the classroom.
Internship opportunities that allow you to earn credit while working in a politics-related setting, such as the office of an elected official, a government agency or a law office.
The opportunity to compete for The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) - a prestigious 15-credit internship in a state government office in Harrisburg, PA.
A Political Science degree from Edinboro is an excellent foundation for success in law school and the practice of law. Our alumni have been successfully admitted to prestigious law schools locally and all across the country, including the following schools:
American University College of Law
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Cleveland Marshall College of Law
Dickinson Law (Pennsylvania State University)
Duquesne University Law School
George Washington University Law School
New England School of Law
Notre Dame Law School
Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
Penn State Law (Pennsylvania State University)
University at Buffalo Law School
University of Dayton School of Law
University of Georgia School of Law
University of Miami School of Law
University of Oregon School of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
University of Virginia School of Law
West Virginia University College of Law
Some of our graduates take their education further by attending a variety of prestigious graduate institutions, including the following:
Ph.D., Political Science, University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., Political Science, Temple University
M.A., International Economics and International Relations, Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
M.A., International Development, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)
MPP (Master of Public Policy), George Mason University
MPS (Master of Public Service), University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
MBA, International Business and Marketing, Northeastern University
MPA (Master of Public Administration), Gannon University
M.S., Applied Intelligence, Mercyhurst University
M.A., Global Security and Intelligence, Point Park University
Prepare for a rewarding career.
Dr. Umeme Sababu, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444