Mission Studies and World Christianity

Georgia Christian University

24 months
250 USD/credit
250 USD/credit
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The purpose of the Master of Arts in Mission Studies and World Christianity (MAMSWC) is to integrate studies in academic and practical theology with the area of modern mission studies, with a concentration in either urban or global studies. 


 The program includes biblical and theological foundations, cross-cultural perspectives, and analysis of historical and contemporary issues in mission, ministry skills, and missionary partnership opportunities. It integrates evangelism, community development, church planting, strategies, social concerns, contextual theology and the global mission of God.


The students who graduate from the Master of Arts in Mission Studies and World Christianity will:

  • Understand the Bible and its
  • Perceive the various concepts
  • introductory, critical, historical, geographical, and cultural background based on a hermeneutics of mission including evangelism, social responsibilities, urban mission and Missio Dei.
  • Clarify the characteristics of urban and global mission issues in terms of theology, anthropology, and sociology.
  • Be increased in an ability to academically and realistically recognize the different culture and social customs in order to understand peoples who are living there. In addition, he or she is advised to closely connect to social agencies such as the welfare department.
  • Cooperative effort in theological understanding and the role between
  • Comprehend church and mission to manage and mobilize its resources for world evangelization.the both the missionary role and indigenous leadership in the midst of our rapidly changing society and world order.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Introduction to Jewish Cultures
  • Introduction to Christian Scripture 
  • Introduction to Religion 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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IELTS or TOEFL needed


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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.
2.5 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form for admission

  • $100.00 non-refundable application fee

  • A brief autobiographical statement/personal statement of faith

  • Signed Biblical Foundations Statement

  • Signed GCU Release and Assignment Form

  • Signed GCU Student Disclosure Agreement Form

  • Official transcripts of all college, university, or seminary records, showing all courses pursued, grades received, and degree(s) earned

  • Two recommendation letters completed by the references listed on the application

  • (Only for M.Div. applicant) Two-three pages describing the applicant’s conversion experience and pastoral calling

  • (Only for D. Min. applicant) Two-three pages describing the applicant’s doctoral project

  • One recent passport size photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    250 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 250 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    250 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 250 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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