- Explore Your Faith!
- Expand Your Mind!
- Discover Your World!
Welcome to Messiah College Education Abroad and International Programs where you can take the first step to a journey that will change your life. Messiah programs span the globe and operate on every continent except Antarctica! As you walk through the pages of this web site, you will discover the amazing places you can go as a Messiah student.
Messiah College has a nationally recognized study abroad program. For more than ten years Messiah has ranked in the top 20 Bachelor’s Institutions sending students abroad. The Institute for International Education released the results of their annual Open Doors Survey on November 2012; the survey ranked Messiah College 15th in the nation.
Ten top reasons to study abroad at Messiah College
10. Messiah offers a variety of programs that will appeal to a broad range of students’ interests
9. Messiah provides four pre-departure orientation sessions to prepare you spiritually, culturally, and securely to live and study in another culture as well as a half-day reentry retreat to help you transition back to campus
8. You will receive a weekly newsletter from the Intercultural Office keeping you up on what is happening on campus
7. Your financial aid applies when you study abroad
6. All programs go through a thorough approval process to ensure quality programming in safe locations
5. We conduct site reviews to ensure that you are participating in a quality program that includes strong academics, cultural immersion, and a safe learning environment
4. All programs have on-site directors to provide assistance and support while you are studying abroad
3. A caring study abroad staff will walk you through the process of choosing and applying for a program
2. Safety, Safety, Safety . . . we monitor daily
1. We pray for you while you are away