We may look like a quiet, suburban campus in central
Pennsylvania, but at Messiah your college experience expands beyond Grantham
and reaches around the globe. You study in one of more than 40 different
countries, strengthening the groundwork you’ve been laying at Messiah all
along—how to hear different perspectives and how to weave new insights into a
vision that is your own.
study abroad program is recognized as one of the best in the nation. We are
consistently ranked in the top 20 schools in the nation for sending students
abroad.* Last year more than 400 students earned academic credit studying
Explore your global travel
Our Education Abroad Office will help you select the
destination, program and course of study that best fit you and your interests.
If your major doesn’t leave room for a whole semester or year abroad, you might
consider one of our short-term programs—perhaps a cross-cultural during J-Term
or May-Term, a spring break service trip, a summer international internship, a
sports ministry trip or a multi-country tour during the International Business
The opportunity to study abroad is life changing. However
you choose to experience it, when you return home from an experience abroad,
you realize that you see the world very differently. Because you’ve been there, the broader world feels more
real. Events that once seemed remote now feel close, and you realize that as a
global citizen how you respond to
the Institute for International Education’s annual Open Doors Survey
“Students are also more aware than ever that developing intercultural competencies—including an ability to interact with others different from themselves—is key to remaining competitive in today’s global marketplace."
~Faith Minnich, director of international programs
Nick Hemming `13
An exotic Belizean escape from the United States’ hustle and bustle presented public relations major Nick Hemming `13 with countless adventures.