The Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies degree program is designed to prepare students who anticipate serving interculturally. Relevance and flexibility are embedded within this program to personally equip students, whether they intend to serve internationally or within their home context.

Whether you are called to the mission field in another country or to a cross-cultural context across the street, the MAIS program can prepare you to love your neighbors well with the truth of the gospel.

The Curriculum

The 2-year MA programs at DTS have a common core of Bible and theology coursework along with specific training in cross-cultural communication that you can apply wherever God has called you to serve.

Immersive Learning

See the many ways students are prepared for a lifetime of fruitful ministry.

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Financial Aid

Through our donors and Foundation, we are able to offer hundreds of scholarships to students every year.

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Students in the MAIS program have the opportunity to complete their internship by serving with a missions organization, whether that be local or international missions.

Stories from our community

God has our graduates serving in a variety of cross-cultural settings from corporate America to the Amazon jungle and multiethnic churches in between.

Keith Twigg Ministers in Wyoming while Studying Online

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Chinzo Jargalsaikhan's Passion to bring Jesus to Mongolia

Program Details

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