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).
  • At SEBTS, you will be encouraged to find your place in his mission. We will also equip you with the skills to be effective in your ministry for the nations.

    Scott Hildreth

    Assoc. Professor of Missiology

Have more questions? Connect with our MA Admissions counselor.