Prepare for ministry and work that focuses on leading in discipleship, church and/or evangelism across cultural boundaries.


  • Courses focus on holistic views of mission and ministry, including development, evangelism and discipleship

Career opportunities

A solid understanding of cross-cultural ministry provides the basis for effective work with mission organizations, Christian development agencies and cross-cultural church work, locally or internationally. In addition, for those pursuing business, social work, medical, teaching, etc., this emphasis provides important insights on integrating these vocations with cross-cultural ministry.

Program director

Darren Duerksen, Ph.D.
Darren Duerksen, Ph.D.

Director & Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies

Course listing

Required Courses

MIN-375Discipleship and Evangelism2
THEO-365Perspectives on Global Missions3

Select three courses from the following:

COM-400Intercultural Communication3
ICS-320Introduction to Holistic Mission in Costa Rica3
REL-455Christians and Religious Neighbors3
THEO-445Issues and Theologies of Mission3
THEO-470Justice, Poverty and Development3