The purpose of Off-Campus Programs
at Messiah College is to provide students with transformative, safe, and
quality semester-long and short-term cultural learning experiences that assist
them in navigating the complexities of becoming global citizens and that
encourage them to deepen their understanding of and appreciation for the world
and their place in it.
Explore a world of opportunities!
Study abroad for a
semester – Choose from over 30
semester-long off-campus programs in over 40 countries.
short-term – Choose from a variety of
three-week, three-credit, faculty-led cross-cultural courses during J-Term or
Serve abroad – Partner with the Agape Center for Service and Learning,
the Collaboratory for Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research, or AROMA
Sports Ministry to do a short-term service trip abroad
Intern abroad – Take advantage of a wide variety of opportunities to
intern around the globe.
Perform abroad – Join the Concert Choir on their European tour (every
four years) or join another ensemble that may have the opportunity to perform
“I came to realize just how big
God is. There I was praying and singing to God in English. On the
one side of me was a friend singing in Swahili, and on the other was a friend
singing in her tribal language. God heard us all just the same.”