This 15-credit certificate is designed to prepare those considering or currently serving in cultures outside of their own and for those anticipating ministry in churches involved in multicultural and global ministries. The certificate program can provide missiological tools to help leaders and their churches think, plan, and serve biblically, culturally, and strategically. The certificate can provide a concentration within a degree or stand-alone for non-degree seeking students. Options in course format allow for distance learning.
Required Courses (6 hours)
- MNST 5151 Cultural Dimensions of Mission
- MNST 6277 Religions and Cultures
One of the Following Travel Courses (3 hours)
- MNST 5156 Mission and Ministry in Latin America
- MNST 5157 Mission and Ministry in Asia
- MNST 5158 Mission and Ministry in Africa
- MNST 5159 International Mission and Ministry
- MNST 6401 Sankofa: Racial Righteousness and Reconciliation
To participate in a travel course, students must first apply.
Two of the Following (6 hours)
- MNST 5150 God's Global Vision: Biblical Foundations of Mission
- MNST 5152 Mission Strategies and Methodologies
- MNST 6264 Communicating the Faith in the Contemporary World
- MNST 7190 Postmodern Church
- MNST 7190 Global Partnership: Practicing Biblical Koinonia
- MNST 7190 Pastoring the Missional Church
For more information on the Certificate in Intercultural Studies contact Professor Paul DeNeui, director of the Center for World Christian Studies (CWCS), via email
or by phone at (773) 244-6230.