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Graduate assistantships

Graduate Assistant Katherine Athens

M.A. in higher education: graduate assistantships

The Master of Arts in higher education program at Messiah College offers a select number of graduate assistantships for full-time degree seeking students in the Master of Arts in higher education. Graduate assistantships offer students the opportunity to put the theories, gained through classroom instruction, into practice through supervised, real-world experience. Assistantships are designed to provide a meaningful educational and professional experience that will provide graduates with the skills and knowledge they need for successful professional employment. Graduate assistantships are generally two-year appointments.


Graduate assistant opportunities

The following is a list of graduate assistant positions that have been held on campus. Positions are on a rotating two-year renewal. The available positions for this year are listed under "Positions available."

  • Academic Advising
  • Agapé Center for Service and Learning
  • Alumni Engagement
  • Athletics Communication
  • AROMA (A Revolution of Missional Athletes)
  • Baseball
  • Basketball (Men's)
  • Career Development
  • Cross Country/Track & Field
  • Field Hockey
  • Internship Coordinator - Counseling
  • Lacrosse (Men's)
  • Lacrosse (Women's)
  • Residence Life (Harrisburg/Special Interest Housing)
  • Student Involvement and Leadership Programs
  • Student Retention
  • Teaching and Learning/Ernest L. Boyer Center
  • Off- Campus Programs
  • Volleyball (Women's)
  • Wrestling

Former graduate assistants ready for new challenge

Higher Education Graduates Matt Fenton and Gus Mohlhenrich

Matthew Fenton and Gus Mohlhenrich are recent graduates of Messiah’s master’s in higher education program and former athletic communications graduate assistants. Messiah is happy to announce that both men are now serving in new roles as sports information directors at Cairn University and Coker College, respectively. Congratulations!

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