Daniel L. Akin
The Master of Divinity with International Church Planting is a specialized degree offered by Southeastern primarily in partnership with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (IMB). This track combines a campus-based curriculum with a term of field service where academics are applied in an international church planting context.
The campus curriculum can be completed in two years of full-time study. Students may opt for a two-year or three-year assignment with the IMB or another approved Great Commission agency to complete the field curriculum.
Options for the Program:
Available as Distance Learning
Ministry in Context
WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS DEGREE?
Become a missionary with IMB or other global missions entity
Plant churches in all contexts – both domestic and abroad
Equip a local body of believers to be missions-minded
Lead missions teams as member of a non-profit in international settings
WHAT COURSES WILL I TAKE?
Below is a sample of the required and elective courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.
- MIS 6590 – International Church Planting
- MIS 6570 – Global and Cultural Studies
- MIS 6520 – Anthropology for Cross-cultural Understanding
- MIS 7510 – Cross-Cultural Communication
- MIS 6970 – Current Topics in International Missions