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Department of History & Philosophy

Explore Our Programs 

A Great Place to Explore the Past and Build Your Future!

Our student-centered and award-winning faculty teach a diverse range of fascinating courses, designed with our students in mind!

We seek to become the recognized center of excellence for historical teaching, learning, and scholarship in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, with top-notch students and faculty, a well-deserved reputation for our innovative undergraduate and graduate history programs, recognized expertise in the field of public history practice and training, high levels of student engagement in experiential learning opportunities, and a reputation for excellence among public schools in the Mid-Atlantic region for the exceptional content knowledge and teaching abilities of the social studies teachers who graduate from our program.

Our alumni currently work in a wide variety of occupations and for a diverse range of employers. Recent graduates hold careers in:

  • Museums
  • Government
  • Education
  • Law
  • Military

For more information, please call (717)-477-1621 or email   

Contact The History & Philosophy Department Dauphin Humanities Center 122-124 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1621 Fax: (717) 477 - 4062