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Master of Arts in Mission & Culture

Degree Snapshot

  • 45 credits
  • $575 per credit for the 2016-17 academic year
    (Financial aid and scholarships are available.)
  • Select time each month on campus, online between classes.
  • Applications are due four weeks prior to the start of the semester in which you plan to enroll.
    • Fall Term: First week of August
    • Jan Term: First week of December
    • Spring Term: First week of January
    • Summer Term: Third week of April

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About the Program

Whitworth's Master of Arts in Mission & Culture prepares Christian leaders to work at the boundary line between the church and the world. This program was designed to help develop skills in missional awareness, reflection and public engagement.

Broaden Your Perspective

Develop practical skills that give you the groundwork to address contemporary missional strategies in a culturally complex world. Build relationships and network with colleagues in the program who expose you to new and diverse perspectives.

Curriculum

Prepare to respond to God's mission to the world with theological depth and cultural understanding. Explore topics of your choice with 15 credits of electives.

Master of Arts in Mission & Culture (45 credits)

Theology Core (18 credits)

  • THG 510 - History of Christianity I: The Great Tradition (3 credits)
  • THG 515 - Christian Theology (3 credits)
  • THG 520 - History of Christianity II: Reform & Renewal (3 credits)
  • THG 530 - Christian Spirituality (3 credits)
  • THG 545 - New Testament Theology (3 credits)
  • THG 560 - Old Testament Theology (3 credits)

Mission & Culture Courses (12 credits)
Choose four (4) of the following courses:

  • THG 567 - Mission-Shaped Church (3 credits)
  • THG 570 - Christianity & Culture (3 credits)
  • THG 574 - Missional Perspectives of Global Christianity (3 credits)
  • THG 577 - Theology in the Public Square (3 credits)
  • THG 578 - Reasons for Faith (3 credits)

Elective Courses (15 credits)