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Academic clubs and organizations

Academic clubs and organizations at Messiah University

The Accounting Club serves the accounting major on campus. It runs social events, speaker events, a recruiting event, and alumni and student mentor programs for accounting majors.

For more information, please contact accountingclub@messiah.edu

Does problem-solving sound interesting to you? Do you want to have fun building mathematical models that you can show to your friends? Join us in the journey of developing your skills and learning interesting stuff!

For more information, please contact mathproblemsolving@messiah.edu.

Alpha Psi Omega, or APO, is Messiah University’s chapter of the National Theatre Honor Society. APO is a honor organization dedicated to performing, supporting, and honoring live theatre. The club is a privilege for theatre and musical theatre majors, but strives to be a theatre community of faith and encourages each other in the pursuit of our passions as artists.

We, the members of ALPHA PSI OMEGA, in order to develop talents in all aspects of theatre to foster the cultural values we believe theatre develops, and to encourage cooperation and collaboration among member chapters.

For more information, please contact alphapsiomega@messiah.edu.

Messiah Council on Family Relations, also known as MCFR, is Messiah's affiliate organization to the National Council on Family Relations. Our main goals are to connect students in the department with each other, as well as the student body, offer service opportunities for individuals, and offer professional development opportunities to our students.

For more information, please contact mcfr@messiah.edu.

The American Choral Director's Association is made up of students at Messiah University who have an interest in choral music, the profession of choral director, and other topics related to the art and craft of choral music.  The organization exists to further the art of choral music at the local, state and national level through guest speakers, attendance at professional development conferences and other choral endeavors such as choral concerts.

For more information, please contact acda@messiah.edu.

Our future goals are to stay true to what our club has always striven for: to facilitate a cohesive force to individuals interested in the natural sciences through both collegiate and communal outreach. We believe that everyone should have available the opportunity to investigate the natural world; we want to assist and even instigate this endeavor.

For more information, please contact chemistryclub@messiah.edu.

NAfME is a club for music education majors and those interested in the field to attend professional development seminars and hear speakers from the fields of music and music education.

For more information, please contact nafme@messiah.edu.

The APHS (Applied Health Sciences) club serves the APHS department on campus.  It strives to provide opportunities for personal, intellectual, and professional growth for its members.  This growth is accomplished in part through research conference attendance, community service, and webinars tailored to the future career fields of the club’s members. 

For more information, please contact aphsclub@messiah.edu or rc1356@messiah.edu.

Phi Alpha is the social work department honor society at Messiah University. The purpose of this club is to unite students with high academic achievement to foster mentorship opportunities for underclassmen and peers.

For more information, please contact phialpha@messiah.edu.

The Messiah University Athletic Training Student Association is committed to bringing together students from Messiah's undergraduate Athletic Training program for the purpose of building knowledge, character, and camaraderie. Our goal is to provide students with opportunities, both educational and service-oriented, that will grow them as students and future professionals.

For more information, please contact atsa@messiah.edu

The Philosophy Club is devoted to the patient, reasoned debate of philosophical controversies of all kinds, however obscure or mundane. No questions or positions are out of bounds.

For more information, please contact philosophyclub@messiah.edu.

Beyond the Ceiling is a business and professional club focusing on women’s empowerment. We are open to all students, regardless of gender, major and year, as our main emphasis will be learning from women with established careers and examining successful female public figures and leaders. Most importantly, however, we hope to create a support network of other like-minded individuals who we can lean on and support.

We hold bi-weekly meetings featuring guest speakers, discussions, and informational presentations regarding professional life.

For more information, please contact beyondtheceiling@messiah.edu.

The Messiah University Physics Club is committed to sharing a passion for physics, whether with other students or with others in the community.  We provide a place to learn more and to share our knowledge, and have fun too!

For more information, please contact physicsclub@messiah.edu.

For more information, please contact bioclub@messiah.edu.

The mission of the Pre-Health Club is to increase student medical awareness through guest speakers, student panels, de-stress nights, and various service opportunities. Club-hosted events are designed to offer students first-hand knowledge and even hands-on experience that will be valuable especially to those who wish to pursue further medical education.

For more information, please contact prehealthclub@messiah.edu.

Chinese Club is an activity-oriented group that aims to educate Messiah students about China’s culture and its people. You do not have to know Chinese to be a part of our club! We host a number of events during the academic year to celebrate Chinese festivals and holidays with plenty of food and cultural activities.

For more information, please contact chineseclub@messiah.edu.

PRSSA is an organization for students studying public relations or a related field. Our chapter is one of many across the nation that work with students to advance the academic field. We work with students to enhance their education, broaden their networks, and build skill sets.

Visit the Communications Dept site for more information

For more information on the club, please contact prssa@messiah.edu.

The Messiah University Chapter of Delta Mu Delta is part of a national honors organization for Management and Business students, whose purpose is to facilitate scholarship, service and leadership on campus and in the community.  Although only for top Management and Business students in their Junior or Senior year, DMD performs events to serve the entire Messiah community as well as reaching beyond campus borders.

For more information, please contact deltamudelta@messiah.edu.

The Messiah University Chapter of the Sigma Zeta National Science and Mathematics and Honor Society has two major purposes - first, the encouragement of scholarship in the sciences and mathematics, and second, the recognition of those students who have excelled in scholarly achievement. In order to achieve these goals, our society judges local elementary and middle school science fair projects, which allows us both to serve others and foster a passion for STEM fields in young minds. In addition to other activities, we also host graduate- or Ph.D.-level seminars, by which students will gain an understanding of current research in highly specific fields, as well as the opportunity to ask questions regarding the graduate application or research process.

For more information, please contact sigmazeta@messiah.edu.

EAMU offers future educators workshops to learn alongside each other outside the classroom to be the most dynamic teachers Jesus has called us to be. The Education Association of Messiah University works diligently to prepare professional development workshops, panel discussions, and some other fun events to foster a community of growth and learning.


For more information, please contact eamu@messiah.edu.

Social work club is here to promote professional development and fellowship among social work majors and friends.

For more information, please contact socialworkclub@messiah.edu.

The Investment Club maintains a successful student-run investment portfolio started in 2003 after receiving a $100,000 gift from a generous donor. The profits from our portfolio benefit other Messiah University clubs. Students are presented with information about responsible, well-informed investing and can get involved with hands-on experience in making "real money" investment decisions with the club. The club also organizes finance trips and chapels, hosts finance professionals as club speakers, and organizes the campus wide Investment Club game in the fall.

For more information, please contact investmentclub@messiah.edu.

SWE of Messiah University is an official chapter of the National SWE organization. SWE aims to support females in the STEM field by providing opportunities for professional as well as individual growth through professional development events, outreach opportunities as well as other social events.

For more information, please contact societyofwomeneng@messiah.edu.

The History Club is a group to raise the level of historical awareness on the Messiah University campus and to encourage scholarship and continued study in the field of history. We seek to understand and explore the presence of God throughout time and in our discipline and to continue to cultivate an enjoyment of the past among students, in and out of the major.

For more information, please contact historyclub@messiah.edu.

The Spanish Club will partner with the Dept of Modern Languages and La Alianza Latina club to provide opportunities behond the classroom for Spanish language development and provide them a space to practice and improve their grasp of the Spanish language, as well as its cultural manifestations.

For more information, please contact the spanishclub@messiah.edu.

The mission of the Marketing Club is to help individuals connect with peers, build professional relationships, deepen their marketing understanding, and practice their discipline in ways that honor God, benefit others and launch their marketing careers. Marketing majors/minors and students from many other disciplines compromise the Club's membership. Everyone is welcomed to attend the Club's exciting on-campus events and field trips.

For more information, please contact marketingclub@messiah.edu.

The Student Nurses' Association is an organization that strives to provide opportunities for personal, intellectual, professional and social growth of its members. We do this by having speakers from all over the nursing profession come and speak as well as attend nursing conventions for career development. We also find ways to serve the community by holding events such as Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drives, blood pressure checks, and free flu shots for student on campus.

For more information, please contact nursesstudentassoc@messiah.edu.