Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies
Biola University

Program Details

The Cook School of Intercultural Studies offers an online MA for you to gain the knowledge and skills to work within diverse cultures. Biola University is a Christian university, so this graduate program can well-prepare you for international mission work or to work in ministry in a large, multi-cultural city.  The degree can be earned 100% online in 24-48 months, or at an accelerated pace of 12 months if you already have mission or intercultural undergraduate work.  There are three concentration tracks available online in the MA program:  Missiology, TESOL, and Peace and Conflict Transformation. Apart from theological and Christian-based classes, curriculum also is likely to include:

  • Social anthropology
  • Urban research and study
  • Ethnographic field methods

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Biola University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent