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Intercultural Ministry Certificate Requirements

In conjunction with the Evangelical Covenant Church’s priority of Serving Globally, North Park Theological Seminary’s Center for World Christian Studies offers the 12 credit hour Certificate in Intercultural Ministry. Designed for current and future leaders – chaplains, missionaries, clergy or laity – it provides a missiological foundation and a supervised learning experience to facilitate intercultural ministry wherever God calls one to serve.

Total Semester Hours: 12

Required courses (3 sh)

  • MNST 6151 Cultural Dimensions of Mission

One of the following travel courses (3 sh)

  • MNST 6125 Issues of Christian Faith in the Americas
  • MNST 6130 The Gospel in Asian Context
  • MNST 6135 Experiencing African Christianity
  • MNST 6140 Experiencing Global Christianity
  • MNST 6352 Journey to Mosaic
  • MNST 6401 Sankofa: Racial Righteousness and Reconciliation
    To participate in a travel course, students must first apply

Two of the following (6 sh)

  • MNST 5110 Religions and Cultures
  • MNST 6150 God’s Global Vision: Mission As Biblical Theme
  • MNST 6152 Rethinking Mission: Lessons From Christian Art, History & Practice
  • MNST 7190 Topic: Global Partnership: PracticingBiblical Koinonia
  • MNST 7190 Topic: Developing Intercultural Ministries

Detailed description of these courses can be found in our Academic Catalog (Full Seminary Catalog) on pages 63-77

Class Format

The courses are taught in a variety of formats including online, week-long intensives, and traditional on-campus, allowing for distance learning. The travel courses typically require work before and after the travel period.