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A sample of courses for this department

ACCT 449 Financial Accounting and Reporting

Comprehensive review of the knowledge of accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP) for business enterprises, not-for-profit-organizations, and governmental entities, and the skills needed to apply that knowledge. Content covered in this course includes financial accounting concepts and standards, and their application.

ACCT 131 Survey of Accounting

The role of accounting in business, preparation and use of financial statements, contents of certain accounts, business forms, and budgeting concepts, needed for external and internal decision-making.

Local area

Hershey/Harrisburg Region

Messiah’s suburban location offers the best of two worlds – the energy of an urban center with a small town feel.

Top things to do

Harrisburg, PA (Pennsylvania State Capitol)

Just a short drive from campus, you'll find plenty of restuarants, shopping, musuems, coffee shops, entertainment venues to explore.

City Island

A favorite destination, City Island features Harrisburg Senators Baseball, mini golf, arcade and batting cages, and many free parks.

Hershey Park

Enjoy a day at an amusement park, full of rides and attractions and most importantly chocolate!

Appalachian Trail / Yellow Breeches Creek

Hike the Applalachian Trail, just off campus, or swim or canoe in the Yellow Breeches Creek that runs through campus.

Student groups

Student-run groups and organizations

Beyond the Ceiling


Chinese Club


Social Work Club


Society of Women Engineers


Messiah University Fly Fishing Club

Campus Activities

Spoke N' True Bike Shop

Special Interest Groups

Study away & study abroad

Featured programs

LCC International University, Klaipeda Lithuania.

Located in Lithuania, this program offers a wide variety of courses for students to take, specifically general education courses, Bible classes, economics classes, English classes, and various social science courses. All courses are taught in English, and students also get to participate in many excursions to countries like Russia, Latvia, and Estonia.

Location: Klaipeda, Lithuania

ISA/Veritas Granada, Granada Spain

This program is especially popular for those who have a major or minor in Spanish language. Spending a semester in southern Spain, students will be able to take classes in both English and Spanish, have the option to live with a host family, and participate in educational excursions to places such as Madrid, Cordoba, and Morocco.

Location: Granada, Spain