M.A. in Intercultural Studies

The college at Southeastern

MA Intercultural Studies

The College at Southeastern offers the Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies (MAIS), a program designed to prepare students for effective service in a cross-cultural setting. Specially designed for those with experience in cross-cultural settings. The entire degree may be done through distance learning.

Program at a glance

Total hours
55 hours
This program includes 37 credit hours in the Master of Arts core, 12 hours of MAIS core requirements and 6 hours of MAIS track selectives.

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What are some courses I will take?

Below is a sample of the required courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

  • MIS 6520 - Anthropology for Cross-cultural Understanding 3 semester hr(s).
  • MIS 7510 - Cross-Cultural Communication 3 semester hr(s).
  • MIS 7870 - Studies in Contextualization Theory 3 semester hr(s).
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What can I do with this degree?

  • Become a missionary with the IMB or NAMB or other missions entity
  • Develop competencies to serve as effective missions leaders in all contexts
  • Equip a local body of believers to be missions-minded
  • Lead missions teams as member of a non-profit in a variety of settings

Learn from over 60 professors who know what it's like to be in ministry. Our world-class faculty will teach you how to think critically about the Bible so you can minister faithfully throughout the world.

Who will teach me?
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