Career Options

Careers and outcomes

A PACS major is very versatile and prepares students for a wide variety of career and graduate school options. Messiah students who have graduated with PACS majors and minors have worked in a wide variety of organizations and have been accepted into a variety of graduate programs. 

Organizations Include:

  • Friends Committee for National Legislation in Washington, D.C
  • Christian Peacemaker Teams
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center
  • Mennonite Central Committee placements in Egypt and Bethlehem as Peace Development Workers
  • On Earth Peace in Harrisburg working in peace and conflict resolution education with urban youth
  • UNHCR working in advocacy for asylum seekers in the U.S.
  • Lutheran Volunteer Corps; Brethren Volunteer Service
  • Mennonite Voluntary Service

Graduate Programs Include:

  • Conflict Transformation at Eastern Mennonite University and George Mason University
  • Sociology at the University of Colorado
  • Theology at Notre Dame
  • Philosophy at Western Michigan University
  • Middle Eastern Studies at Georgetown University

Information on Careers and outcomes