The Doctor of Intercultural Studies (D.I.S.) degree is a terminal, doctoral seminary degree that focuses on developing expertise in the understanding the comparisons and contrasts of the inter-relations between our many languages and cultures in the United States and those of the different global cultures of the world. The curriculum fosters an appreciation of the characteristics and elements of culture and encourages the study of foreign languages for the purpose of the dissemination of the gospel throughout the world. There are several seminaries with D.I.S. degrees.
Accredited Doctor of Intercultural Studies seminary degree programs typically require the applicant to hold some sort of related master’s degree whether it might be related to ministry and theology, education, or another field that focuses on cultural studies in the social sciences.
These degrees are useful for those pastors or ministers who wish to evangelize internationally or for those ministry candidates who are entering the foreign mission to serve as missionaries in other countries. Students often find that the degree to be a valuable resource in reaching those of others cultures with the Christian message since they have greater understanding and appreciation for their host country’s culture.
Seminaries with Doctor of Intercultural Studies Degrees
- Western Seminary (Doctor of Intercultural Studies)
More seminary degree programs:
- M.A. in Intercultural Studies
- M.A. in Global Leadership
- Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies
- Missiology Certificate
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