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German Major

German Major

German at Messiah College

Immerse yourself in the German language, culture and literature both at Messiah and abroad.

As a German major at Messiah College, you’ll experience a four-week intensive German language course in at Internationales Kulturinstitut at Vienna, Austria, followed by one or two semesters at the Philipps Universität in Marburg, Germany.  Between semesters in Germany, you may complete an internship with a German company.

Here at Messiah, you’ll find yourself immersed in German language, culture and literature.  Our faculty, who have studied and lived in German-speaking regions of the world, provide challenging coursework that will develop your linguistic competence and critical skills, as well as provide a profound appreciation of the culture and civilization of the German-speaking people.  As the international demand for students with advanced training in modern languages and cultures increases, employers seek Messiah College graduates for their firsthand experiences, linguistic competence and communication skills.

German major distinctives
Career options for German majors
Internship opportunities for German majors
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Students in the German major program take a selection of courses that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.
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