M.Div. in Missiological Studies

The M.Div. (Missiological Studies) provides you with a comprehensive range of biblical-theological knowledge and practical skills for ministry leadership along with specialized skills to engage, encourage, and support people from another culture with the gospel of Jesus Christ. It prepares you to serve cross-culturally in a local church or with an international agency.


This program will equip you to:

  • Apply biblical principles and models for participating in the global mission of God
  • Develop twenty-first-century strategies for participating in the global mission of God
  • Conduct informed cultural analysis and population segment research
  • Evaluate historical examples for participating in the global mission of God
  • Serve effectively in a cross-cultural context

View academic requirements for the M.Div. in Missiological Studies in the Academic Catalog.

Career and Ministry Opportunities for Missiological Studies Graduates

Potential ministry opportunities for program graduates include:

  • Agency appointed career missionary
  • International student worker
  • Missions pastor
  • Church cross-cultural outreach coordinator
  • NGO community development worker
  • Business or church cross-cultural consultant

M.Div. in Missiological Studies Admission Requirements

  • Completed application
  • $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts for highest earned degree and any master’s degree work
  • Church leader reference
  • Application Essay (800 words total, typed)
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
On Campus
Credit Hours
Finish in as few as
36 months