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Intercultural Studies (Missions)

In an increasingly global world, knowing how to bridge the cross-cultural divide and build meaningful relationships with diverse groups of people is an essential skill.

Our program will prepare you to make a global impact as you pursue your vocational calling. Interactive and practical training will equip you with the intercultural skills necessary to succeed in ministry or the marketplace.

Study the nuances of working and communicating cross-culturally, as well as foreign languages and best practices in modern missions. Our flexible program also allows you to choose from among a variety of elective courses.

Refine your Christian worldview as you discover a path that integrates service and ministry.

Majors: Pursue a career in international missions or in the marketplace with an emphasis on global interaction.

Minors: Gain a foundational understanding of the importance of cross-cultural relationships and connections.

Concentrations: Enhance your vocational calling by acquiring valuable intercultural relations skills.

Fine Arts Scholarship

Fine Arts Scholarship opportunities are available for those interested in pursuing this program. Click here for eligibility and requirement details!

Career Opportunities

Our academic programs are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the real world. But it's more than just job preparation; it's preparing you to make a full impact in your profession through the unique combination of faith and learning. Here are some of the professions this degree would prepare you for:
  • Intercultural ministry or missions work focusing primarily in creative-access countries
  • Traditional missions: church planting, preaching, evangelism
  • Not-for-profit agencies/NGOs
  • U.S. churches
  • Missions mobilization
  • Teaching/Teaching English as a Second Language


Department Chair

Brandon Schmidly, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor of Philosophy

Full Time Faculty

MaryJane Kendrick

Missionary in Residence

Meghan Musy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Director of Competency-Based Theological Education

Jane Williams

Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies and Director of Global Connections

Robert A. Berg, Ph.D.

Professor of New Testament

Gary Martindale, Ph.D.

Professor of Biblical Studies

Vince Medina, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament

William Griffin, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew

Martin Mittelstadt, Ph.D.

Professor of New Testament

Mark Jenkins, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament, Biblical Hebrew, and Archaeology

Michael Jaffe, D.Min.

Professor of Preaching and Church Leadership

Steve Smallwood, D.Min.

Associate Professor for Church Ministries, Program Coordinator for Church Ministries (online)

Mark Fabian, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships and Digital Learning

Chris McGough, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Youth Ministries

Dr. Lattis Campbell

MIR - Global Connections

Adjunct Faculty

Jim Bradford, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Richard Hammer, LL.M

Adjunct Professor

Kent Hulbert

Adjunct Professor

Austin Jacobs

Adjunct Professor

Matthew Thomas

Adjunct Professor

Joseph Lear

Adjunct Professor

David Lindell, Th.M.

Adjunct Professor

Desiree Rodgers

Adjunct Professor

Yisrael Vincent, M.Div.

Adjunct Professor

Wave Nunnally, Ph.D.

Professor of Early Judaism and Christian Origins

Calvin Pincombe, D.Min.

Professor of Philosophy and Apologetics

Saehee Duran, M.A.

Adjunct Professor

Renee Griffith

Adjunct Professor

David Hillis, D.Min.

Adjunct Professor

Wendy Brown

Adjunct Professor

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