Program Overview

Calvary University offers students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor degree in Ministry Studies with a concentration in Intercultural Ministries. The degree program is designed to fundamentally educate and train individuals to become qualified educators in local Christian organizations as well as in outside entities. 

The Intercultural Ministry concentration intends to prepare students to work with individuals seeking evangelism and fellowship. The Ministries Studies program is 126 credit hours and is comprised of core biblical topics. Courses in the program may provide students with the effective and efficient theory and applications needed to serve ministries with the essential foundations needed when teaching the gospel. The concentration should prepare students to work and relate to people of other cultures, by surpassing barriers and finding common ground with the church. 

Students will be introduced to the essential concepts of study delving into areas of interest such as: Intercultural Communication, Contemporary Issues in Intercultural Ministry, and Intercultural Church Planting.

Students must also complete the general education courses in mathematics, literature, social and natural sciences, history, humanities and the fine arts. Successful students should be able to accurately use hermeneutics when analyzing, interpreting and applying ministry leadership in many professions. The proper articulation of the Bible for purposes of spreading ministry is the primary objective of the Intercultural Ministry program. 

Graduates should consistently demonstrate growth in their Christian character throughout the program and enrollment at the College. Successful students, upon graduation, may use the formal education when seeking careers communicating the scriptural truths in an accurate and effective manner to individuals in need.

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    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Three separate Bible institutes for higher learning were founded in Kansas City, Kansas, Salina, Kansas, and Ozark, Arkansas, during the first part of the twentieth century. Each progressed forward, establishing baccalaureate programs. Then mergers began, and by 1987 the three schools transitioned into a single Calvary Bible College, located in Kansas City. During this same period, Calvary Theological Seminary began operating as a branch of the College. When the other three campuses merged in 1992, Calvary Theological Seminary established a separate institution. At first, both Calvary Bible College and Calvary Theological Seminary operated as two individual schools, but in 2016, the institutions merged and rebranded as Calvary University.

    Calvary University is a private, not-for-profit, non-denominational institution based on Christian principals. The university awards associate’s, bachelor’s, and master's degrees, along with certificates. Calvary University also provides a non-traditional format for added flexibility, including all online degrees.

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