Messiah University

One University Avenue, Suite 3031
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
United States
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Messiah University has a Nurses Christian Fellowship group that meets during the semester.

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Department of Nursing at Messiah University is to prepare baccalaureate and graduate professional nurses within the context of liberal arts and sciences from a Christian worldview for beginning and advanced professional nursing roles.  The educational process facilitates the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to promote professional nursing excellence, interprofessional collaborative practice, and lifelong learning.  The distinctives of a Messiah University nurse include commitment to academic excellence, service to others with insight and creativity, compassion through cultural humility, caring leadership, and reconciliation from a Christian worldview.


  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Distinctives

Mission/Service Learning Opportunities

The Agapé Center for Service and Learning develops, administers resources, and coordinates programs of service-learning, community service, and missions.  Students, faculty, and staff work with community-based partners in local, national, and international settings to address community needs, to provide holistic learning opportunities for students, and to encourage students toward an ethic of discipleship, service, and civic engagement. Use this website:

Graduate Program

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BS, BSN)
  • RN to BSN
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Master of Science in Nursing / Master of Business Administration (MSN/MBA)
  • Post-Master’s Certificate
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) – Nursing Leadership