Dean's welcome

Welcome to the School of Graduate Studies at Messiah University.

Rob PepperIt is my honor to serve as dean of School of Graduate Studies. The school has 10 graduate programs with 40+ degrees, graduate and post-master’s certificates. Messiah has more than 700 graduate students representing more than 32 states.

Students choose to study at Messiah because of our reputation as a nationally ranked, accredited University that successfully integrates top-tier academics and Christian faith. Our faculty are experts in their fields, committed to assisting students in applying theory to practice and use best practices in adult teaching and learning. All of our programs are shaped by discipline-specific competencies and students are given the opportunity to immediately apply these competencies to their specific context. 

I invite you to explore our website and learn more about the School of Graduate Studies and our commitment to educating students for a lifetime of intellectual exploration, ethical leadership and exceptional professional practice within a complex world. This is an exciting time for Messiah University; I hope you will join us.

Rob Pepper, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies