Theological and Cultural Anthropology

Eastern University

11 months
743 USD/credit
743 USD/credit
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The Master of Arts in Theological and Cultural Anthropology at Eastern University is an eleven month program that prepares students to teach anthropology, serve in cross-cultural Christian ministry, and/or find jobs in business or government that are related to international work.


Skills developed by this Theological and Cultural Anthropology program at Eastern University :

  • The ability to do ethnographic research and writing for government, business, and church agencies working internationally and at home. 
  • The ability to write and publish scholarly work that expands anthropology’s understanding of humanity to include a faith-based perspective.
  • The ability to plan and implement a wide variety of programs in which people from various cultural backgrounds work together, and/or services are provided that take culture into account.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Integrated Anthropological Theory
  • Theology of Culture 
  • Epistemological Insights for Anthropological Practice
  •  Faith-Based Ethnographic Methods  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 11 months

Start dates & application deadlines




33 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with an overall grade-point average of 2.5 or better.
  • One class in the Introduction to Cultural Anthropology is required, with a grade of C or better.  Preferred consideration will be given to candidates with further anthropology in their backgrounds.  Cross-cultural experience is also valued.  Note: candidates lacking the introductory course may take it online through Eastern University in the summer in advance of enrolling.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      743 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 743 USD per credit and a duration of 11 months.
    • National

      743 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 743 USD per credit and a duration of 11 months.


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