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Careers and outcomes

Check out what our grads are up to

Our graduates have high job placements and acceptance to graduate school rates! We're proud of all they accomplish as they live out the mission of Messiah University in their workplaces, communities and families. Here is just a small sampling of jobs placements and graduate schools for recent graduates.

Where they work

  • AHEDD
  • ARC of Westmoreland
  • Adams-Hanover Counseling Services
  • Adoptions From the Heart
  • Allstate Insurance
  • Americorps NPRC
  • Arbor Education and Training
  • Army National Guard
  • Bancroft
  • Bank of America
  • Bausch & Lomb
  • Bethlehem Christian School
  • Big Brother Big Sister
  • Board of Childcare
  • Bridge of Hope Lancaster and Chester Counties
  • CDI Group
  • COBYS Family Services
  • CSL Behring
  • Charity Water
  • Cheltenham Youth Detention Center
  • Cherrydale Baptist Church
  • Chesterbrook Academy
  • Children's Crisis Treatment Center - West African Refugee Assistance Program
  • Coalition for Christian Outreach
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
  • Curative Inc.
  • Department Social Services
  • Devereux Foundation
  • Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties
  • Drug Prevention Treatment Center
  • Easter Seals Central PA Child Development Center
  • Edgewater Psychiatric Center
  • Educational Testing Service
  • FMA Professional Resources
  • Fresenius Medical Group
  • Gateway Community Church
  • Georgetown University
  • Grace Wellness Center
  • Greater Philly Coalition Against Hunger
  • Grove City College
  • H.S. Grace & Company
  • Harrisburg Area Community College
  • Harrisburg City Islanders
  • Health Star Communications
  • Healthy Families of America
  • Hillview Acres Children's Home
  • Hoffman Homes
  • Inc.
  • JFC Staffing Associates
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Juniata River Center
  • Keystone Children and Family Services
  • Maryland Therapeutic Riding
  • Matheny Medical and Educational Center
  • Melmark
  • Mennonite Central Committee
  • Messiah College
  • Messiah Village
  • Mosaic Community Services Psychiatric Rehab
  • Next Generation Air Transportation System (NGATS) Institute
  • North York School
  • Northwestern Human Services
  • PG County Public School Systems
  • Paxton Ministries
  • Peace Corps
  • Pennsylvania Counseling Services
  • Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute
  • Philadelphia Teaching Fellows
  • Philhaven Behavioral Health
  • Philhaven Behavioral Healthcare
  • Philhaven Day Hospital Program
  • Phoenix Contact
  • Project Forward Leap
  • Rivervale School System
  • SODAT
  • STAR
  • Saint Joseph College
  • Salvation Army; Duquesne University
  • Silverchair Learning Systems
  • Sony Pictures Animation
  • State of PA Public Welfare Care of the Elderly
  • T.W. Ponessa Counseling Services
  • Teach for America
  • Teauta County
  • The Bair Foundation
  • The Barbara Law Firms
  • Thermo Systems LLC
  • Tides Family Services
  • University of Pennsylvania Emergency Department and School of Medicine
  • Westin Hotel
  • Wilbur Chocolate
  • Youth Advocate Programs
  • Youth Villages

What they do

  • Account Coordinator
  • Administrative Research Assistant
  • Administrator
  • Adoption Social Worker
  • Adult Blended Case Manager
  • American Red Cross
  • Americorps VISTA Foodstamp Advocate
  • Assistant Camp Director
  • Associate Instructor
  • Associate Director for Program Support
  • Associate Special Ed Teacher
  • Behavior specialist
  • Behavioral Therapist
  • Bilingual Consultant
  • Child Care Worker
  • Child Protective Services Investigator
  • Clinical Art Therapy
  • Clinical Associate
  • Clinical Laboratory Assistant II
  • Communications Intern
  • Coordinator of Intake & Outreach
  • Disaster Relief
  • Elementary Special Education Teacher
  • Employee Recruiter
  • Employment Specialist
  • English Teacher
  • Executive Assistant to the Director
  • Family Intervention Specialist
  • Family Resource Coordinator
  • Family Support Worker
  • Income Maintenance Caseworker
  • Marketing Representative
  • Marketing and Service Delivery Intern
  • Mental Health Care Professional
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Milieu Manager
  • Mobile therapist
  • Nanny/House Manager
  • Operations Clerk
  • Paralegal
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Prenatal Genetic Counselor
  • Product Specialist/Professional Soccer Player
  • Professional Math and Science Tutor
  • Program Assistant
  • Psychiatric Assistant
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Research Assistant
  • Residential Assistant/Programming Therapist
  • Residential Counselor
  • SALT Service Worker
  • School psychologist
  • Sixth Grade Teacher
  • Social Worker
  • Staff Sergeant (E-6)
  • Substitute Teacher
  • TOP Caseworker
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Teen Center Coordinator
  • Teller
  • Therapeutic Support Staff
  • Therapeutic support staff
  • Voice Teacher/Substitute Teacher
  • Volunteer Coordinator/Counselor
  • Worship Director
  • Youth Counselor

Graduate school

  • Aldephi University
  • Anne Arundel Community College
  • Argosy University
  • Arizona State University
  • Asbury Theological Seminary
  • Ashland Theological Seminary
  • Assumpton College
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Barrington University
  • Biola University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • California State University Long Beach
  • California University of Pennsylvania
  • Capitol College
  • Carlow University
  • Chesnut Hill College
  • City University of New York Graduate Center
  • Clemson University
  • College of New Jersey
  • College of New Rochester
  • Columbia International University
  • Columbia University
  • Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Dartmouth College
  • Denver University
  • Drexel University
  • Duke Divinity School
  • Duquesne University
  • Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Eastern University
  • Evangelical Theological Seminary
  • Fairfield University
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Geneva College
  • George Fox University
  • George Washington University
  • Georgia State University
  • Harvard University
  • Hershey Medical Center
  • Immaculata University
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • James Madison University
  • Jerusalem University College
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Lancaster Bible College
  • Lancaster Theological Seminary
  • Lehigh University
  • Liberty University
  • Long Island University
  • Loyola University
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Marshall University
  • Marymount University
  • Marywood University
  • McDaniel College
  • Messiah University
  • Millersville University
  • Misericordia University
  • Monash University
  • Montclair State University
  • New York University
  • Ohio State University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Philadelphia College
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Purdue University
  • Regent University
  • Rutgers University
  • SUNY Albany
  • SUNY Brockport
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Shippensburg University
  • South Connecticut State University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • St. Joseph College
  • St. Thomas University
  • Syracuse University
  • Teachers College Columbia University
  • Temple University
  • Tennessee Technical University
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • Towson University
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Maryland - Baltimore
  • University of Maryland - College Park
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Texas
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Virginia
  • Vanguard University of Costa Mesa
  • Villanova University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Polytechnic University
  • Walden University
  • Wesley Theological Seminary
  • West Chester University
  • West Virginia University
  • Western Michigan University
  • Wheaton College
  • Widener University
  • Winebrenner Theological Seminary
  • Yale University Divinity School
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100% of the Class of 2019 Sociology and Psychology survey respondents were employed or in graduate school within 6-9 months of graduation.

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