The Master of Arts in Missions curriculum includes courses in:

  1. Core curriculum: 18 credits
  2. Bible / Theology: 21 credits
  3. Electives: 19 credits

The total requirement is 58 credits.

Below are some of the courses you’ll have an opportunity to take as a student in this program. Note: This list is intended to give you a quick glimpse into the program’s academic offerings, and should not be used as a guide for course selection or academic advising. For official program requirements see catalog for details.

Core Curriculum

ISAN 507 Cultural Anthropology 3
ISCL 520 Interpersonal & Intercultural Adjustment 3
ISCL 555 Introduction to World Missions 3
ISCL 709 Intercultural Communication 3
ISCL 727 Principles of Church Multiplication 3
ISCL 750 Issues in Contextualization 3
  Total 18

Bible & Theology

  Talbot Bible/Theology courses 12
ISCL 751 Theology of Mission 3
ISCL 752 Acts: Biblical & Missiological 3
ISCL 724 Issues in Spiritual Warfare 3
  Total 21

Note: Talbot Bible/Theology courses to be selected with the Program Director's concurrence.

Electives in Intercultural Studies/Missiology (19 credits)

Each student will select intercultural studies/missiology courses as electives under the supervision of the program director. These may be designed to form a concentration or specialization.

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