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Intercultural Studies

Biola University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
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667 USD/credit
667 USD/credit
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About

The M.A. in Intercultural Studies at Biola University is designed to equip students both for careers in cross-cultural or multicultural environments and for ministries associated with spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ in cultures other than one’s own.

Overview

Intercultural Studies programme is offered at Biola University.

Key facts:

At the end of the Intercultural Studies at Biola University, graduates should be able to do the following:

  • Convey an adequate understanding of how to live and work sensitively in contexts or cultures different than their own.
  • Articulate a cross-cultural or international perspective with respect to their professional training (e.g., in teaching, medicine, business, or development)
  • Produce written studies and reports manifesting their familiarity with the analytical and research tools available (particularly in the social sciences) and demonstrating their abilities to assess and adapt their objectives and activities to the cultural realities of their working environments
  • Communicate a clear understanding of the dynamic nature of the gospel, the spiritual and cultural traits of a growing church, the deeply intertwined relationship between the gospel and culture in which God’s self-revelation was given in culture, how it is now communicated across cultures, and how it is being faithfully lived out in appropriate contextualized acts of allegiance to the God of creation
  • Manifest godliness of character, personal standards of integrity and morality, concern for human rights and justice, and a passion for the reconciliation of humanity with their Creator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Anthropology
  • Social Anthropology
  • Urban Research & Study
  • Ethnographic field methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average. Graduates from approved, unaccredited colleges, if accepted, will be granted provisional acceptance, if GPA is 3.4 or higher. 

  • Those without intercultural/ missions or Bible / theology or anthropology may have additional coursework added to their program.

  • Applicants must submit a written statement outlining their vocational objectives and how the degree will relate to those objectives. 

  • Three letters of references on forms supplied by the school are required.

  • Official transcripts for all previous schools attended are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    667 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 667 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    667 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 667 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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