honors college - Faq

Honors Program FAQs

No, the Honors Program curricular requirements are intentionally imbedded within the college'€™s general education curriculum.  Please see our Program Requirements page for more information about the MUHP requirements.

Yes, our participants represent each of the four schools, and can come from any major.   For example, many students in majors such as education, nursing, and engineering have successfully completed the Program. 

Yes!  Our participants are involved in all aspects of campus life including intercollegiate and intramural sports, officers in student government, radio DJs, theater productions, service groups, campus newspaper, residence life staff, musical groups -- the possibilities are endless!

Absolutely!  We encourage our students to take advantage of the many study abroad opportunities Messiah University offers.  Many, if not most, of our MUHP participants spend at least one semester studying off campus.

With the exception of specially offered May term or J-term Honors trips (to Peru & Bolivia, Malaysia & Borneo, or New Zealand), only Honors classes taken at the Grantham campus can meet your Honors ID requirement.

Yes.  With careful planning, and depending on your major'€™s requirements, it is possible to graduate one or even two semesters early.

For more information about applying to the Honors Program and available scholarships, please visit the Honors Program Scholarships site.