Master of Arts in Cross Cultural Studies
To serve in any field missions position while simultaneously developing more perfect knowledge and skill in performing cross cultural mission tasks with excellence.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the biblical, theological, and historical foundations of Christian ministry, especially as expressed in cross-cultural settings.
Students will develop a broad range of biblical and theological understanding, enhanced by missionary mentors and cross-cultural experiences.
Students will value theological and biblical heritage, applying insights to their cross- cultural ministry context.
Students will model Christian character and leadership, specifically within cross-cultural communities of ministry.
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Adam Hughes (Program Supervisor)
Dr. Ken Taylor (Program Coordinator/Advisor)
Master of Arts Core (27 hours)
Biblical Studies (12 hours)
Interpreting the Old Testament 1
Interpreting the Old Testament 2
Interpreting the New Testament 1
Interpreting the New Testament 2
Theological/Historical Studies (9 hours)
Systematic Theology 1
Systematic Theology 2
Applied Ministry Studies (6 hours)
*One course from the Applied Ministry Studies section must be taken in a mentoring format
Christian Missions (M)
Discipleship and Spiritual Formation (M)
Cross-Cultural Core (12 hours)
Theology and Philosophy of Missions
Contemporary Mission Methods and Movements
Select 6 hours from any MISS courses
Total Required: 39 hours
(M) Indicates course is available in a mentoring format, as well as other formats.
*One course from the Applied Ministry Studies section must be taken in a mentoring format.