95% of all Messiah college graduates are employed full-time or in graduate or professional programs six to nine months after graduation.
Academics at Messiah College
Messiah College is a nationally ranked private Christian college with a reputation for successfully integrating rigorous academics and Christian faith into all of our academic programs. Messiah’s faculty are outstanding teachers, scholars and researchers who will mentor and advise you as you expand your possibilities.
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Ranked 12th in the nation for bachelor’s Institutions sending students to study abroad, by the Institute of International Education; programs in 40 + countries.
Ranked #5 among "Best Regional Colleges in the North," according to U.S. News and World Reports.
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Jeffrey Stiles ‘16Double major in politics and Chinese studies; minor in Spanish
His interest in Chinese language started with a Pink Panther scene and now Jeffrey Stiles ‘16—recipient of a prestigious Boren Scholarship—will experience Chinese culture and language firsthand when studying Mandarin at Shanghai International Studies University.Read More
Nathaniel Jenkins ‘11Ph.D. candidate, exercise physiology and nutrition, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Internships with professional sports organizations, serious undergraduate research, faithful reading of research journals and personal drive propel Nathaniel Jenkins ’11 to national scholarships, competitive fellowships and doctoral work in exercise physiology.Read More
Linda TedfordDirector of Choral Activities and Artist-in-Residence
Award-winning choirs, professional recordings, performances throughout Europe and a strong partnership with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra—Linda Tedford strives to equip students with the skills to excel in the choral art.Read More
At the undergraduate level, we offer Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in 80+ majors. Specialized programs include extensive off-campus study, individualized majors, independent study and research, service-learning, internships, allied programs in partnership with other institutions, three-year degree options and a flourishing College Honors Program.
At the graduate level, Messiah offers seven master's degrees as well as certificate programs in a variety of specialties. Courses are designed to meet the needs and demands of working professionals and allow students to work at their own pace online while enjoying the support of experienced faculty and a stimulating learning environment.