Graduate Programs


The benefits of a graduate degree are many―from advancing your career and expertise to mastering skills and pursuing your personal and professional interests. But researching a graduate program requires a tremendous investment of time and, in the end, how will you know which program is right for you? We invite you to consider Messiah College.

What makes Messiah College’s graduate programs unique?

Our convenient combination of online and classroom learning—The majority of Messiah’s graduate coursework is conducted online, blended with some one-week, on-campus sessions offered throughout the year. Work at your own pace online, with just the right balance of face-to-face interaction to keep your goals on track and to build meaningful relationships with your classmates and professors.

Our accomplished faculty—All of Messiah College’s graduate programs are taught by Messiah’s own faculty, effective Christian educators who are practicing professionals, outstanding scholars, researchers, authors and sought-after experts in their fields. Messiah’s faculty will mentor and advise you throughout all stages of your program as you engage your faith, explore your profession and advance your education and career.

Our faith-based and academic distinction—Messiah College’s reputation as a nationally ranked, accredited college that successfully integrates academic excellence and Christian faith uniquely positions our graduate programs. Our curriculum and coursework are instantly relevant to your area of study and career.

Our mix of degree and non-degree options—Messiah’s graduate programs provide a variety of choices for master’s degree options and non-degree options such as professional certificates and certifications and Act 48 continuing education credits.

“The faculty made themselves available to answer all of my questions…at all hours of the night and day. I can’t say enough about how helpful they were on my journey to returning to graduate school. They are responsive, caring and genuine in all of their interactions.”

~–Messiah College M.A. in Counseling 2011 graduate

Additionally Messiah College’s graduate programs are:

Created with working professionals in mind—Our program helps you balance your studies, career, family and personal life.

Convenient and flexible—Many of Messiah’s graduate programs can be completed in as little as two years.

Affordably priced—Talk with our team to explore your options for financial aid; deferred tuition option is also available if your employer reimburses graduate-level tuition.

Personal and meaningful—Our small class sizes ensure individualized attention and meaningful interaction with professors and fellow students.

If this is the type of graduate school experience you have been seeking, we encourage you to look into one of our programs.

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What our students have to say

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Developing faithful and ethical leaders

Messiah is pleased to introduce four new graduate programs in business and leadership, including an MBA and an M.A. in strategic leadership. Advance your career and deepen your understanding of leadership from a Christian faith perspective—consider one of Messiah’s fully online graduate certificates or degree programs in business and leadership.