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Intercultural Studies - International Development

Asbury Theological Seminary

12 months
650 USD/credit
650 USD/credit
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Asbury Theological Seminary’s 60-hour Master of Arts Intercultural Studies - International Development develops global leadership skills to navigate relationships without borders, as you gain a new appreciation for authentic diversity. Throughout your study, you’ll integrate theology with anthropology, sociology and ethics.


Asbury Theological Seminary is a community called to prepare theologically educated, sanctified, Spirit-filled men and women to evangelize and to spread scriptural holiness throughout the world through the love of Jesus Christ, in the power of the Holy Spirit and to the glory of God the Father.

As you complete your Intercultural Studies - International Development  degree, you’ll be able to

  • Understand contributors to contemporary socio-cultural diversity and complexity using theological and social science resources.
  • Demonstrate intercultural competencies by integrating theories learned in class with experiential learning.
  • Appreciate the diversity and authenticity of Christian witness around the world through new-found self-awareness.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Faith, Wealth and Poverty 
  • Foundations of Development 
  • Public Theology for Global Development 
  • Holistic Mission 
  • Practicum in Christian Mission 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application (online at
  • $50 non-refundable Application Fee
  • Accredited baccalaureate degree
  • 2.75/4.0 GPA*
  • Official transcripts from all schools where classes were taken for more than one semester
  • Personal hostory essay (online)
  • Four references (1 pastoral, 1 academic and 2 professional/peer references)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Willow Street

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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