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After Graduation

Graduates from our programs find jobs in their chosen field or go on to further their education in graduate or law school. Our political science graduates work at government agencies, business management, private law practice, non-profit foundations, humanitarian organizations, higher education and lobbying firms. Our philosophy graduates go on to careers ranging from professor to attorney, and a survey of our alumni from the past decade shows that 80 percent of our philosophy graduates have full-time employment with an average annual salary of $50,000. Because many political science, legal studies and philosophy majors intend to go to law school, our pre-law advising program prepares students for entry into top law schools; please see reverse side of this sheet for more detailed information.

Law School Early Admissions with Drexel and Widener

LEAP is a 3+3 or 3+4 cooperative express admissions program which allows qualified students to complete core requirements and earn a bachelor's degree at Elizabethtown College and gain automatic acceptance to Drexel University's Earle Mack School of Law or Widener University's School of Law.

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Pre-Law Advising

The Pre-Law Advising program helps students of various majors ensure that a sound course of study is followed and provides support in selecting and applying to law schools and preparing for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).

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Graduate Spotlight:
Julia Ward '13

Fulbright Award and Legal Studies Major

Julia Ward received her Fulbright award notification for the 2013-2014 school year. She went to Namibia to study gender quotas in cooperation with the Legal Assistance Centre's Gender Research and Advocacy Project in Windhoek. Casey, of Mountain Top, Pa., traveled to the United Kingdom, a perennially competitive country for Fulbrights, to study international relations as part of a master's degree program at Aberystwyth University in Wales. She was one of 49 winners from 700 applicants to receive a grant for the UK.

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