The M.A. in Intercultural Studies will equip you to:

  • Demonstrate skill in identifying and analyzing cultural issues.

  • Evaluate current strategies regarding the global mission of God.

  • Demonstrate effectiveness in cross-cultural analysis, research, and writing about the global mission of God.



Potential employment and service opportunities for graduates include:

  • Governmental Service: various diplomatic positions in various U.S. embassies overseas.

  • Military Service: chaplaincy in the various branches.

  • Church Service: mission pastors; ethnic outreach coordinators.

  • Mission Service: short-term to long-term missionaries in any cross-cultural service anywhere in the world; mission agency office support person; mission mobilizer.

  • Business Service: entry-level positions in non-governmental organizations or transnational corporations; tentmakers/business as mission or any other creative access type of platform overseas; marketing specialists to specific groups.

  • Academic Careers: The thesis option track of the M.A. in Intercultural Studies is designed to prepare students for further graduate work, especially a Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies or a related discipline. With a Ph.D., students have the potential to teach at the college, seminary, and university level in North America and abroad.