The Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies prepares students to faithfully fulfill their role in God’s global aim through home-context or international missions.


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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Internship

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

Children's Clothing Company making a Difference

Chinzo Jargalsaikhan's Passion to bring Jesus to Mongolia

Program Details

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