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.
Combine technology with geography in real-world scenarios.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in Geographic Information Science is projected to grow 19% from 2016-2026 - much faster than average for all other occupations.
Our Department of Geosciences is one of the largest and most diverse in the region. Here, you’ll be held to high standards and will be well prepared to enter the global workforce or graduate school. Here’s what sets us apart:
Expert faculty, internationally recognized for their scholarly research.
Most technologically advanced laboratory environments in the region.
Internships with industry, government, and nonprofit organizations.
Network of successful alumni working in a variety of industries.
With a GIS degree, the sky (literally) is the limit. You may be analyzing satellite or drone images for a government agency. Or looking underground to determine the location of a broken water line for a municipal water authority. In the future, GIS specialists will be in demand in fields as diverse as:
Military and homeland security
"Our students have the opportunity for hands-on training with state-of-the-art equipment, which gives them a competitive edge when they enter the job market."
Dr. Brian Zimmerman, Chair, Department of Geosciences
Dr. Brian Zimmerman, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444