Doctor of Philosophy in Intercultural Studies
Columbia International University

Program Details

Earn a Doctor of Philosophy degree with a concentration in Intercultural Studies through Columbia International University online.  Ambitious students are able to enhance their career or professional options while completing this degree through a flexible online format.  Take on advanced studies and produce original research with emphasis including but not limited to:

  • History and theology of mission
  • Cultural anthropology
  • Mission strategy
  • Islamic studies

Professors are active practitioners bringing real-world experience to the online classroom.  Develop heightened research and evaluation skills throughout the production of a dissertation, supervised by an academic advisor.  Graduates with this advanced degree may go into careers as university instructors, government advisors, leaders in Christian organizations, and more.  For those interested, there is an accelerated three year program option available.  Enhance yourself with academic, professional, and spiritual preparation through CIU online.

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Columbia International University is accredited by:

Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (ABHE)

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)