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

Emphasis 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