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.

  • Fully Online

  • On-Campus

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At a Glance

  • 37

    Master of Arts hours

  • 12

    MAIS Core hours

  • 6

    MAIS track selective hours

  • 55

    Total Credit Hours

Program Courses

Every class, no matter if it's in person or online, no matter the subject at hand, is one that prepares you as a missionary and leader first and academic second.

Jeff Kennedy MDiv Christian Ministry

MA in Context

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

What courses will I 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).

Have more questions? Connect with our MA Admissions counselor.