Mission Statement & Goals
Department of Psychology
(Revised January 2014)
Mission of the Department of Psychology
The mission of the Messiah College Department of Psychology is to educate its students in the theoretical, empirical, and applied areas of psychology on a foundation that is informed and shaped by the Christian faith. Our graduates will be prepared for graduate school or the work force, equipped for lives of character, intellect, and Christian faith.
Goals of the Department of Psychology
In order to achieve its mission, the Department of Psychology has adopted the following goals, the first ten of which come from the American Psychological Association’s goals for students: