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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania







Robert J. Dillman




East Stroudsburg University’s location in the heart of the scenic Pocono region provides students with convenient access to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, including the Delaware River; pristine streams, ponds and lakes; historical venues; family attractions for all seasons; and so much more.
Visitors to the region also may enjoy outdoor activities such as skiing at premier ski areas, rafting on the Delaware River and hiking in the Poconos.  Quaint local shops and antique stores and great entertainment at local theatres and concert venues are also close by.  New York City and Philadelphia are within easy driving distance for those who wish to enjoy major cultural venues and sports, and of course, theater and other big city entertainment.


Early Childhood, Elementary Education, or Middle Level Education –These programs offer general education and professional and early childhood or elementary education theory, application and practice. The courses and field component develop knowledge, skills and dispositions relevant to content, the learner and the learning environment, teaching and the learning process. Graduates of the Early Childhood Education major are certified for pre-K to grade 4 and graduates of the Elementary Education major are certified to teach kindergarten to grade six. Middle Level Education majors are certified for grades 4 to 8.


Athletic Training – The undergraduate degree program  is nationally known and prepares graduates for successful entry-level positions as certified athletic trainers who specialize in the prevention, recognition, evaluation and assessment, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning  of athletic injuries and illnesses. The program was among the first approved in the nation and is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education. Alumni pursue advanced and professional degrees and  become leaders in research, education and clinical practice or serve in secondary schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics and professional sports. The Master of Science degree in Athletic Training is also offered.


Business Management -  Business Management degree from ESU offers the skills to qualify for professional opportunities or to pursue an entrepreneurial path.  Business management is offered on its own or combined with Finance, Accounting or Marketing. The degree program offers professional training that can lead to a career in business or graduate level education.




East Stroudsburg University is home to nearly 7,000 students, with 6,355 undergraduate and 588 graduate students. Females outnumber males, 55 percent to 45 percent. Undergraduate students come from 19 states and 22 foreign countries.  ESU offers 59 bachelor’s degree programs, one associate’s degree program and 22 master’s degree programs as well as a doctorate program in Educational Leadership and Administration in partnership with Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  In Fall 2011, the university’s faculty totaled 321, with  91 percent of the full-time instructional faculty holding the doctorate or other terminal degree.  Student/faculty ratio is 17 to 1. ESU is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, as well as by a variety of discipline-specific accrediting agencies. The university is continually expanding, with two new residence halls opening in January 2012, and plans for a new student center and library. There are more than 100 organizations and activities officially recognized by the university, ranging from social, cultural, multicultural, recreational, and community-service programs, with nearly 50 of those funded by the Student Activities Association.


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Men's - Baseball, basketball, cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, football, soccer, tennis and wrestling.


Women's - Basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, indoor and outdoor track and field, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis and volleyball.




​Education; nursing; speech pathology; computer security; media communications and technology; athletic training; business; and hotel, restaurant and tourism management.



Created at 11/9/2010 6:12 PM by Haas, Diane
Last modified at 2/26/2014 11:22 AM by Haas, Diane