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Areas of Study

The history program at Elizabethtown College covers all periods of Western history, as well as the history of non-Western regions around the world.

Why Study History at Elizabethtown

Small classes; right history; no boundaries...

After Graduation - Outcomes

Elizabethtown’s history majors have gone onto careers in government, law, teaching, archives, museums, libraries, college administration, and business.

Obtaining an undergraduate degree in the humanities can help prepare you for a  variety of career opportunities.  The article below lists just a few of the nation's most prominent public figures and how they used their degrees in the humanities.
Irrefutable Evidence of the Value of a Humanities Education

 Before entering the workforce, many of our alumni have completed graduate degrees in law, history, public history, and library science at prestigious institutions such as

  • Catholic University of America
  • Simmons College
  • Kings College, London
  • The University at Albany
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Wisconsin


For more information on recent alumni, please visit our alumni page.

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