Program Overview

The Master’s in Intercultural Studies degree program is for those who want to deepen their understanding of cross-cultural perspectives; develop an analytical approach to the historical and contemporary issues in mission, ministry skills; and take advantage of other opportunities in missions. It is designed to equip students to carry out mission tasks effectively and to provide them with opportunities to serve around the globe.

Program Objectives

The objectives of the MAIS program are

1. to enable integration of evangelism, community development, church planting, peace-making, contextual theology, and the urban mission;

2. to give students culturally and socially different perspectives in urban and global mission issues in terms of theology, anthropology, and sociology;

3. to allow students to review their ministries in missions and intercultural studies through academic excellence, critical reflection, and faithful witness.

For more information please download the Underwood University 2019-2020 Catalog