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Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog 2023-2024 
Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Divinity, Concentration in Intercultural Studies

Location(s): West Palm Beach Campus (Day), PBA Online

75 Credit Hours

Aim and Outcomes

The Master of Divinity with a Concentration in Intercultural Studies (MDiv, ICS) is designed for students who wish to combine vocational ministry training with theological engagement with pressing missiological questions in light of Scripture and the rich heritage of Christian faith and practice. For additional information, see the Master of Divinity  degree in the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Structure and Delivery

See the Master of Divinity  degree in the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Program Length

See the Master of Divinity  degree in the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.


The admission requirements and process may be found in the relevant Admission  section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Degree Requirements

All students studying for the MDiv, ICS Concentration (75 credit hours) will complete an integrated core (36 credit hours), ministry-training courses (15 credit hours), biblical languages (12 credit hours), and specified Intercultural Studies courses (12 credit hours). For additional information, including any required prerequisites, see each degree in the relevant section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Below are the specific degree requirements for the MDiv, ICS Concentration:

Biblical Languages - 12 Credit Hours

Students may choose from Hebrew and/or Greek courses at the Elementary, Intermediate, and/or Advanced level: BIB 5013 , BIB 5023 , BIB 5203 , BIB 5213 , BIB 6233 , BIB 6243 , BIB 5033 , BIB 5043 , BIB 5113 , BIB 5123 , BIB 6103 , BIB 6113 . For students without previous biblical languages, it is recommended they take all four courses in the same biblical language.

Students who have completed Intermediate Greek or Intermediate Hebrew courses at the undergraduate level (BIB 3053, BIB 3063, BIB 3183, BIB 3193 or equivalent) satisfy up to 6 credit hours (50%) of the biblical language requirement for the MDIV.  These students may satisfy the biblical language requirement with 6 credit hours of Greek or Hebrew courses and 6 credit hours of any graduate-level courses offered within the School of Ministry.

Intercultural Studies Concentration - 12 Credit Hours