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Schools and Departments

Schools and Departments at Messiah University

Messiah’s reputation for successfully integrating rigorous academics and Christian faith uniquely positions all of our academic programs. With more than 80 majors housed in four academic schools, Messiah employs faculty who are outstanding teachers, scholars and researchers who will mentor and advise you as you expand your knowledge, engage your faith, explore your vocation and advance your possibilities.

Schools and departments - artsThe School of the Arts fosters excellence through artistic practice and scholarship in a Christian environment. In the School of the Arts, you are exposed to world-class artists and performers and have unprecedented opportunity to work alongside talented artists- and ensembles-in-residences as well as participate in cultural offerings in nearby metropolitan areas.

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schools and department - business

The School of Business, Education and Social Sciences is committed to preparing you to serve God in church, society and your profession by preparing you to apply your understanding of human thought, development, learning, social structures and interactions to complex social issues and environments.


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Messiah College School of Graduate Studies includes eight master’s degrees, two doctoral degrees, and numerous graduate certificates and post-master’s certificates. The coursework for most of our graduate programs is conducted online, with some programs being fully online and others being fully residential.

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schools and departments - humanities

The School of the Humanities is an interdisciplinary intellectual community which emphasizes critical and creative thinking, communication skills and the development of Christian perspectives. Programs in this School challenge you to engage the pressing aesthetic, philosophical, political, religious and social issues of our day.


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Departments and Programs

schools and departments - health

Academic departments and programs within the School of Science, Engineering and Health prepare you to make a difference in today's complex world by equipping you to generate viable solutions to real world problems—and help people in the process.

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schools and departments - interdisciplinary

These programs entail taking required courses across two or more of the academic schools in order to meet specific major requirements. Interdisciplinary programs provide you with a rich perspective that often encompasses the sciences and arts and the theoretical and applied to particular vocational fields.