Wheaton College

Graduate School

M.A. in Intercultural Studies


Wheaton College Graduate Admissions

501 College Ave.

Wheaton, IL 60187

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. in Intercultural Studies

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

A master’s degree in Intercultural Studies prepares you for professional ministry in diverse cultural settings. Our mission is to develop effective cross cultural professionals who are competent communicators of Christ, sensitive to other cultures, and effective servants. 

Meeting the World's Need
The current world-wide geopolitical atmosphere has led to remarkable opportunities for those who know how to enter and engage in viable ministry and work in cross-cultural settings. The Intercultural Studies department at Wheaton College seeks to meet this need by providing comprehensive, practical training for cross-cultural service. 

Global Community and Leadership
The Intercultural Studies department is an international community, enriching the program with diversity of life and career experiences. Study in a learning cohort that fosters community with classmates from a variety of backgrounds and professions.

Our faculty bring over 100 years of ministry experience with expertise in the areas of human relief and transformational development, theology and history of mission, and contextualization. They are active voices globally, serving in leadership positions and organizations both in and outside of Wheaton Graduate School, and prolific in academic publications.

Flexible Hybrid Programs
The new M.A. in Intercultural Studies program is designed to help you complete the degree in as little as one year, full-time. Part-time students can study at their own pace, completing the degree in up to 5 years. The degree is a 36-credit hour, 3-semester program (fall, spring, summer) that is offered in a hybrid format. 

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Large Suburb

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