Jul 19, 2024  
SGPS College Catalog 2023-2024 
SGPS College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SGPS College Catalog 2023-2024

The Elizabethtown College School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog is published annually and is an important resource for information regarding courses, programs, departments, services, requirements, and policies. It is designed to make official information easy to find. There also is a “Help” button at the top of every page that provide tips on how to use the catalog site.

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Elizabethtown College, located in historic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a selective, private, residential, co-educational institution. Elizabethtown offers 53 majors and 90+ minors and concentrations, which lead to degrees in liberal arts, fine and performing arts, science and engineering, business, health and social services, and education.

Elizabethtown College, School of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS), is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19104, 267-284-5000. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The School is accredited through the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.

How to Reach Us

Mailing Address

Elizabethtown College
One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298

SGPS Admissions

(717) 361-1411


Questions about this Catalog

Office of Registration and Records
(717) 361-1409

Questions about Online and Distance Learning

Elizabethtown College School of Graduate and Professional Studies at the Edward R. Murphy Center
(717) 361-3708


The provisions and requirements stated in this Catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Elizabethtown College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time. All students are responsible for adhering to the requirements, rules, regulations, and procedures, whether published in this Catalog, the Student Handbook, or other official media.

Elizabethtown College complies with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and all other applicable federal, state, and local statutes, ordinances, and regulations. Elizabethtown College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, possession of a general education development certificate as compared to a high school diploma, or any other legally protected status in hiring and promotion in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other College-administered programs, except as such conditions may constitute bona fide occupational or assignment qualifications. Discriminatory acts of any kind are strictly forbidden. In keeping with the historical values of Elizabethtown College, the College endeavors to treat all employees with dignity, justice, and fairness.

Elizabethtown College was founded in 1899 by leaders of the Church of the Brethren. Today, the College is governed by an independent Board of Trustees and affirms a continuing covenantal relationship to the Church of the Brethren. Elizabethtown College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.