Shippensburg University History and Philosophy Department
A Great Place to Explore the Past and Build Your Future
Shippensburg University, your interest in history can become the foundation for
a lifetime of personal and professional success.
in the beautiful Cumberland Valley, a region rich with historic sites and
resources, Shippensburg University is the ideal location for studying history.
history faculty are active scholars and teachers with a diverse range of
specializations, enabling you to immerse yourself in a wide array of fascinating
topics, regions, and time periods.
Small classes taught by faculty, not graduate students, allow you to receive personal attention from your instructors.
have a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs to meet every need. At
the undergraduate level, we have our Bachelor of Science in Education degree
that certifies students in Social Studies education. Our Bachelor of Arts in History is our most flexible degree that allows students opportunities for undertaking internships, studying abroad, and pursuing minors. Our Public
History concentration helps to prepare students for careers with historic sites
and institutions through coursework, internships, and hands-on field experiences.
students can pursue our Applied History Master’s degree that provides advanced
historical training and hands-on professional experiences. It is also ideal for
teachers seeking professional development in history. Educators may also consider a Curriculum and Instruction degree with a History concentration.
Additionally, the department offers a M.A/M.S.L.I.S. dual degree program where students may earn Master's in Applied History from Shippensburg University and a Master's of Library and Information Sciences from Clarion University.
more information about our department or programs, please call (717)-477-1621
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.