Johnson University Offers Online Intercultural Studies Degree


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Johnson University Offers Online Intercultural Studies Degree

  1. 1. TohnsonI t M I / C D e I T / UNIVERSITY Gary E.Weedman, President TENNESSEE • FLORIDA • ONLINE Greetings, We are thrilled to announce thatJohnson University is offering a Master ofArts in Intercultural Studies completely online. We offer several concentrations sostudentscanspecialize in theirarea of ministry: Community Development, Scripture Impact(morethan justchurchplanting), Translation, Missional Church Leadership, and a Customizable option. We designed this programspecifically for missionaries and mission recruits. Because allof our instructorsare experienced and dedicatedmissionaries, we understand the rigors of mission lifeand have made sure that IKe program fits those needs, bothacademically andlogistically. You and your recruits may find these distinctives appealing: 100% online ... so students can livewhere they work. Can be completed in 1-2years. Mission leaders selected the corecourses to specifically answer the needs of missionaries on the field. Textbooks are FREEandwe give each degree-seeking student a Kindle to help with their online learning. Each courseis7 weeks long. There are6 entry pointsduringthe year. Here iswhat one of our students had to sayrecently: / have really enjoyed my academic adventure in my online classesfrom Johnson University. The informationgathered has been both informative andpractical. I amenrolled in the Master'sprogramfor IntercidturalStudies (Missions) in preparationfor going on thefield withPioneer BibleTranslators. Thework I do in theonlineclasses hasenabled me tounderstand missions in a whole new light andisequipping me, aswellasanything can,for a new cultural experience. The work ischallengingyetfulfilling and usefid. I am indebted tothestaffandprofessors ofJohnson Universityfor their dedication, skill, and excellence in academics astheyprepare men and ivomenforgreater service in the Kingdom ofGod. fames Bliffen We hope youwill partnerwith us in making thisexciting opportunityavailable to those youworkand minister with. Please contact me at (865) 661-0079; or You can also read more abouttheprogram at Sincerely, Linda P. Whitmer, Ph.D. Dean, School of Intercultural Studies 7900 Johnson Drive, Knoxville, TN 37998 Office: 865-251-2243 I Fax: 865-251-3489 Ti.k'(")hoiiL-: NOS.S -v.-nl • Fax: cS65-2S 1.2336 • VX'ch: JohnsonU.cdu • luii.iil: lohnsuiiL'L/'
  2. 2. » PROGRAMHIGHLIGHT Johnson University providesa quality education for theMasterof Arts in Intercultural Studies for current oraspiring cross-cultural workers around the world. Courses arecompletely online, with no required resident time onphysical campus. »INTERCULTURAL STUDIES GOALS Develop mission professionals who articulate critical thinking that is biblically, culturally, and missiologlGlly informed. Develop mission professionals who demonstrate cultural and ethnic sensitivity In relationships and leadership for communiGting theGospel. Develop mission professionals who have knowledge and skills for pursuing mission vocationsasparticipants In God's mission. Develop mission professionals whovalue spiritual formation in their personal lives, families, and faith community. FORMOREINFORMATIONABOUTTHEPROGRAM « Dr. Linda Whitmer, Dean School ofIntercultural Studies 865.251.2243 » TOAPPLY « Stacy Abernathy Director ofGraduate Studies Admissions 800.827.2122 Get Connected Simi^useaQRaxkr^eron yoursmartphooetosmthecode andlaunch theJohnson University MAICS websiteinyourbrowser. Tohnson^ UNIVERSITY TENNESSEE • FLORIDA • ONLINE 7900 Johnson Drive Knoxville,IN 37998 mum Master of Arts INTERCULTURAL STUDIES Tohnson^ UNIVERSITY TENr^JESSEE • -LORIDA • OMLINH SCHOOL OF INTERCULTURAL STUDIES
  3. 3. PURPOSE The Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies (MA-ICS) prepares Christian men and women around the world for advanced strategic, Intercultural, and missional vocation in keeping with God's Kingdom Gospel among the nations. Students take a core setofcourses designed to build a strong foundation ofknowledge and skills for cross-cultural ministry. PROGRAM BENEFITS Completely Online Textbooks are e-books and included in each course. Highest quality instructors Regular interaction with fellow students around theworld. Personal instruction Six startdates each year ACCREDITATION Johnson University is accredited by the Southern Association ofColleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate's, bachelor's, master's and doaor's degrees. concen]M!M »C0RESTUDIE5 Intercultural Studies Orientation Missiology Cross-Culture Leadership, Leadership Empowerment, andTeam Dynamic Language and Culture Acquisition Missiological Anthropology Mission Theology Missionary Formation AreaStudies Integrative Project »ADDITIONAL STUDIES Students choose from avariety ofadditional courses based on their concentration. Tohnson^ UNIVERSITY TENNESSEE • !-• ALi'.::- I $ »ABOUTJOHNSON Since 1893, Johnson University has been a leader in Christian higher education. Today theJohnson University System offers more than 40accredited bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. programs across three campuses—in East Tennessee, Central Florida, andonline. »MISSION Johnson educates students for Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order toextend the kingdom ofGod among all nations. Get Connected Simplyuse0QRcodeKaderonpur smartphonetosm thecodeand launch theJohnson UniversityOnline websiteinyourbrowser.