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 athletic directors are expected to grow faster than most other occupations between now and 2026.
At Edinboro, you’ll spend a full semester getting hands-on experience in a setting that is aligned to your career goals. During this time, you will earn 12 credits and have the opportunity to conduct a research project that you design and implement. Recent internship sites include:
Cleveland State University
Denver CO Municipal Recreation Department
Erie Sports Commission
Erie Bayhawks, Otters and Seawolves
LECOM Health and Fitness Center
Medina OH Community Recreation Center
National Hockey League
Presque Isle Partnership
Tom Ridge Environmental Center
University of Central Florida
University of Pittsburgh Athletic Department
US Olympic Training Center
Our alumni represent us well. They’re working nearby and around the country, in a variety of organizations. Here’s what a few recent graduates are doing:
Maureen (Cerrito) Dowell (BS ‘04) - Program Specialist, Medina Community Recreation Center, Medina, OH
Sean Beers (BS ‘04) - Executive Director, Erie Metro YMCA Downtown Branch, Erie, PA
Chaz Kellem (BS ’05) - Senior Director, Advocacy for Race & Gender Equity, Greater Pittsburgh YMCA, former Manager of Diversity, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh, PA
AJ Moore (BS ‘06) - Operations Manager, Lake Erie Speedway, Erie, PA
Derrick Dorvit (BS ‘11) - Former Account Executive, Orlando Magic, Orlando, FL
Kori Hahn (BS ’17) - Program Specialist, Erie Sports Commission, Erie, PA
Prepare for a rewarding career.
Dr. Jim Roberts, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444