3+ partner programs
These programs, known as 3+ Partner Programs, provide you with the opportunity to streamline your undergraduate and advanced degrees in pharmacy and public policy. You'll spend three years working toward your bachelor's degree at Messiah University, then transition to a partner institution for graduate-level training, receiving both your undergraduate and graduate degree in an accelerated time frame.
Dual enrollment provides motivated high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to take college courses that satisfy both high school graduation and college credit requirements.
Occupational Therapy Accelerated Degree (B.S./MOT)
The occupational therapy accelerated program allows entering first-year students to complete undergraduate and graduate degrees at Messiah University in less time than would be required to complete both of these degrees separately. Students who pursue this accelerated program earn both a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree (your choice of applied health science with a pre-occupational therapy concentration, or psychology) and a Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) degree from Messiah University in five years.
Athletic Training Accelerated Degree (B.S./MSAT)
At Messiah University, athletic training is an accelerated, five-year program for students interested in pursuing a career as an athletic trainer. Students who pursue this accelerated program earn both a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in applied health science (with a pre-athletic training concentration) and a Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) degree from Messiah University in five years.
Early Assurance DPT program
If you’re committed to becoming a physical therapist, Messiah's Doctor of Physical Therapy Early Assurance Program (DPT EAP) will streamline your education and prepare you for seamless entry while you earn your bachelor's degree. It allows both high school seniors and Messiah University juniors to obtain guaranteed acceptance regarding admission into the DPT program.
Three-year degree options
At Messiah, you have the opportunity to leverage your investment and achieve your goals ahead of schedule in certain majors by earning your bachelor's degree in three or 3½ years.