Intercultural Studies, M.A. | Nyack College | New York City, United States
24 months
895 USD/credit 24165 USD/year
895 USD/credit 24165 USD/year
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The Intercultural Studies master’s degree program at Nyack College is a 54-credit curriculum in missions and world Christianity that is designed to prepare students for Christian missions related to the global expansion of the church in urban, international, and intercultural contexts.


The Intercultural Studies master’s degree at Nyack College is a transformational, multicultural experience. Our students are both ethnically and denominationally diverse, representing every major ethnic community and denomination in New York City. This powerful diversity is one of the key elements that sets us apart from other seminaries and provides the unique context for cross-cultural missional formation. Students participate in immersion experiences in New York City, peer mentoring groups, cross-cultural internships, and leadership development retreats.


A degree in Intercultural Studies provides exceptional preparation for careers in international relations, development, and missions. As a well-equipped professional, you can expect to impact the world for Jesus Christ in rewarding professions such as:

  • Church planter
  • Community developer
  • Community center director
  • ESL teacher
  • Lead pastor
  • Missionary
  • Missions pastor
  • NGO worker
  • Refugee resettlement director

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biblical Studies: Old and New Testaments
  • Cultural Analysis: Cultural Anthropology, Diaspora, and Transnationalism
  • Global Theology: Theology in a Global Context/Holistic Missions
  • Practical and Empowered Ministry Skills: Theology of Power Encounter
  • Spiritual Formation: Foundations for Ministry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


54 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Non-refundable $30 application fee 
  • Recommendations
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities attended showing evidence of an accredited bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Writing samples
  • Immunizations
  • Computer literacy
  • English Proficiency Test
  • International Student Questionnaire
  • Copies of Personal Pages of Passport/Visas
  • Copies of previous I-20’s (if currently an F-1 Student)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24165 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 895 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24165 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 895 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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