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Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Lincoln Christian University will refine your understanding of the mission field and equip you to serve in whatever culture God places you—whether that’s rural, urban, local or overseas. This degree was designed to enrich your relationship with Christ and your understanding of God’s Word, enable you to lead with wisdom and integrity, and equip you to embody Christ in your research. As a student at LCU, you’ll learn about the growth of global Christianity. You’ll develop a biblical and theological philosophy of missions that grows out of our Christian heritage and that applies to your current situation. You’ll gain the tools you need to understand and engage culture wherever you are. You’ll study with faculty who know where theory and reality meet—because they’ve served as missionaries in the past.

Career opportunities with this degree include:

  • Associate Pastor
  • Missionary
  • Missions Pastor
  • Campus Pastor
  • Church Minister
  • Parachurch Ministry
  • Bi-Vocational Ministry


  • Must demonstrate commitment to Christian faith
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA of of at least 2.5 (4.0 scale)
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Personal essay
  • Two references/recommendations
  • Phone Interview

Accreditation & Licensing

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

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