Feb 05, 2023  
Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Divinity + Master of Arts, Intercultural Studies Dual Degree (M.Div + MAIS)


93 Credit Hours


Aim and Outcomes

The Master of Divinity and Master of Arts, Intercultural Studies dual degree program (MDiv + MAIS) is for students who wish to combine vocational ministry training with advanced theological engagement with pressing missiological questions in light of Scripture and the rich heritage of Christian faith and practice. For additional information, see each degree in the relevant section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Structure and Delivery

See each degree in the relevant section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Program Length

Dual degrees allow students to complete two degrees simultaneously with fewer credit hours required than if completing those degrees separately. Dual-degree students can complete the dual-degree requirements in three years (12 credit hours each semester, in addition to Summer courses). For additional information, see each degree in the relevant section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Admission

Dual-degree applicants must be accepted into each program independently. The MDiv + MAIS dual degree program is not available in the MDiv evening/weekend modality. The admission requirements and process for each degree may be found in the relevant Admission section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Degree Requirements

All dual-degree students studying for the MDiv + MAIS dual degrees (93 credit hours) will complete the specified MDiv and MAIS courses. For the MDiv, dual-degree students will complete the integrated core (36 credit hours), MDiv ministry-training courses (15 credit hours), and biblical languages (12 credit hours). For the MAIS, dual-degree students will complete 30 credit hours of specified courses. For additional information, including any required prerequisites, see each degree in the relevant section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Below are the specific dual-degree requirements for the MDiv + MAIS dual degrees:

Note:


  • Mission of God (MLS 5513) fulfills the MAIS World Christianity (ICS 5603) requirement. Global Christianity (THL 5803) fulfills the MAIS Advanced Missiology (ICS 5403) requirement.
  • 9 credit hours of MAIS courses fulfill 9 credit hours of MDiv elective requirements.