The Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural Counseling is a specialized degree offered by Southeastern that is designed to prepare students for counseling ministry focusing on international contexts and cross-cultural settings. The degree combines on-campus and/or distance learning course options and the field-based ministry and practicum requirements. This degree can be earned online, along with the field ministry and practicum components.

  • Available as Distance Learning

  • On-Campus

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At a Glance

  • 34

    Master of Arts hours

  • 27

    Cross-Cultural Counseling hours

  • 61

    Total Credit Hours

Program Courses

Southeastern helped me to pursue the Great Commission with my head, heart, and hands.

Lauren Pratt MAIS alum

MA in Context

What can I do with this degree?

  • Become a missionary with the IMB or NAMB or other missions entity

  • Serve as a counselor on the mission field in a North American or International context

  • Lead missions teams as member of a non-profit in a variety of settings

What courses will I take?

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

  • BCO 6000 – Foundations for Counseling 3 semester hr(s).
  • BCO 6860 – Cross-Cultural Counseling 3 semester hr(s).
  • MIS 7870 – Studies in Contextualization Theory 3 semester hr(s).

Have more questions? Connect with our MA Admissions counselor.