MA-ICS

MASTER OF ART in INTERCULTURAL STUDIES PROGRAMS (MAICS)

The Master of Intercultural Studies (Emphasis on Business As Mission) is a two-year professional degree designed to produce professional missionaries. The student will earn a minimum of 49 unit hours to complete the degree program.

 

Masters Program Learning Objectives Outcomes Goals

Masters Program Learning Objectives

  • PLO1. That students begin developing expertise in a specialized area (e.g., pastoral ministry, missions, education)
  • PLO2. That alumni find employment in ministry (full-time or part-time)
  • PLO3. That graduates be equipped for doctoral studies

 

Master’s Program Learning Outcomes Goals

  • PLO1. That students begin developing expertise in a specialized area (e.g., pastoral ministry, missions, education)
    • As demonstrated by 50% of graduates completing a specialization (e.g., missions concentration, MACE)MACE
  • PLO2. That alumni find employment in ministry (full-time or part-time)
    • As demonstrated by 70% of 5-year alumni being ordained
    • As demonstrated by 70% of 5-year alumni being employed in ministry
  • PLO3. That graduates be equipped for doctoral studies

 

  • As demonstrated by GMU alumni in graduate programs maintaining an average GPA of at least 3.0.

 

 

Degree Requirements

This is a 49 semester hour master’s degree program. The requirements for completing this program are:

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Total 49 required units should be taken.

 

Graduation Requirements

  • Satisfactorily completion of 49 semester unit hours (2year program for full-time students).
  • Completion of all courses prescribed in the program.
  • Pass a comprehensive examination.
  • Grade Point Average of 3.0 (B).
  • At least 39 units (80%) must be earned at GMU by transfer students.