Johnson University Offers Online Intercultural Studies Degree
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UNIVERSITY Gary E.Weedman, President
TENNESSEE • FLORIDA • ONLINE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also read more abouttheprogram at
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
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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
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.
Dr. Linda Whitmer, Dean
School ofIntercultural Studies
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Director ofGraduate Studies Admissions
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Master of Arts
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SCHOOL OF INTERCULTURAL STUDIES
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.
Textbooks are e-books and included in each course.
Highest quality instructors
Regular interaction with fellow students around theworld.
Six startdates each year
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.
Intercultural Studies Orientation
Cross-Culture Leadership, Leadership
Empowerment, andTeam Dynamic
Language and Culture Acquisition
Students choose from avariety ofadditional courses
based on their concentration.
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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
Johnson educates students for Christian ministries
and other strategic vocations framed by the Great
Commission in order toextend the kingdom ofGod
among all nations.
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