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Intercultural Studies

Nyack College

24 months
858 USD/credit 23166 USD/year
585 USD/credit 15795 USD/year
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The Intercultural Studies master’s degree program from Nyack College is designed to prepare students for Christian missions related to the global expansion of the church in urban, international, and intercultural contexts.


With Intercultural Studies master’s degree program from Nyack College we are preparing our students for a lifetime of cross-cultural and urban ministry around the world. Special emphasis is placed on  holistic missions, apostolic church planting, strategic partnerships, and serving migrants and urban centers. Our goal is to equip God’s people to effectively communicate the gospel of Jesus and disciple new Christians.

The Intercultural Studies master’s degree at ATS 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 included:

  • 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 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • English Proficiency Test: The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Pearson Test of English (PTE), and Duolingo English Test (DET) are accepted.
  • 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

    23166 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 858 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15795 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 585 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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