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Intercultural & Urban Missions


Program Description

The Intercultural and Urban Missions degree is designed to prepare missional leaders in holistic cross-cultural, local, and global ministries. This degree provides graduates with the education and skills for ministry and missions work in diverse world or local settings. The course material in this field of study trains students on how to minister in today’s multicultural world, equipping graduates to minister to other cultures with skills to help win people of other religions to Christ, as well as aiding in church planting in various cultures.

Career Opportunities

  • Multi-cultural and/or global social services
  • Cross-cultural church plant
  • Missions
  • Local/global multi-cultural issues (e.g., ministry against sex trafficking, child labor, etc.)

What You Study

  • Intercultural Communications
  • Missionary’s Life and Work
  • World Religions
  • Community Development
  • Introduction to World Missions

Objectives for Graduates

  • The student will understand biblical and other foundational elements basic to intercultural and urban ministry
  • The student will demonstrate interpersonal relationship skills of relating to and working in harmony with people
  • The student will understand programming and teaching methods appropriate to intercultural and urban ministry.

Degrees Offered

Associate of Applied Science

Program Contact Information

Professor Joe Lieway
Professor of Intercultural Missions & New Testament

If you are considering working towards the Intercultural & Urban Missions degree, ask an Admissions team representative for more information.