This program of study facilitates an understanding of the Old and New Testaments with an emphasis on exegesis using advanced hermeneutics and various exegetical resources.
Solid biblical training from accomplished faculty with years of ministry experience.
This program is designed to prepare students to engage in missions work in a cross-cultural or global setting. In addition to the 121 credit hours of academic studies, students are required to fulfill the Leadership in Action requirement.
Many people would like to complete a degree and stay out of debt.
The B.A. Intercultural Studies degree requires 40 courses + Student Orientation (or 121 credit hours), which can be completed in 4 years for full-time students. Courses are offered on-campus or online (can be entirely online). Manna U’s low tuition rates enable students to receive solid biblical training from accomplished faculty with years of ministry experience and not be hindered financially.
$220 per credit hour
Scholarships are available for students who do not use military education benefits or federal financial aid.
Full details can be found in the 2022-2023 Graduate Academic Catalog.
Students Must Complete All Twenty-One Credit Hours
Select Any Six Credit Hours
Select Any Nine Credit Hours
Select Any Eighteen Credit Hours
B.A.I.S. Students Take the Following Courses as a Part of Their Major
Intercultural Studies Students Select a Cross-Cultural Specialization
Bachelor’s Degree students at Manna University may select an Academic Minor. Minors are 15 credit hour programs within the 121 credit hour Bachelor of Arts degree that indicate a specialization in an academic subject other than the Major. Christian Counseling students are not eligible to declare a Minor at this time.
Intercultural Studies Minor students select any 15 credit hours.
To become a student at Manna U, follow these two steps:
1. Complete an application, which includes:
2. Order your official high school, G.E.D., or previous college transcripts (minimum 2.0 GPA is preferred).
Note: official transcripts are sent directly from one school/college to another. You can arrange to have your transcripts sent electronically to email@example.com, or a paper copy can be sent to our mailing address:
Manna University Attn: Registrar’s Office 439 Westwood Shopping Center PMB 106 Fayetteville, NC 28314
All applicants applying for admission to one of Manna U’s graduate programs must submit official transcripts showing an earned undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, or an equivalent academic achievement approved by Manna U’s Academic Office. Students who plan to use military education benefits must submit transcripts from high school and all colleges attended.
Students who plan to use military education benefits must submit transcripts from high school and all colleges attended.
Currently, no. However, students may take MIS 410- Missions Practicum to directly tie field experience to their academic study.
Yes! Our faculty have diverse experience working cross-culturally in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and among North American Indigenous Peoples.
This program emphasizes principles of leadership and cultural aptitude to make you an effective communicator and leader in a cross-cultural setting.
Like most of today’s college students, Emalee leads a busy life. Fitting in time for studies was a challenge on top of work and serving in her local church, but she gleaned many insights that changed her life.
“The Intercultural studies program is made to push the student to see different cultures in a new light. This was great for me because it showed me how to properly research cultures, as well as understand what they believe based off of the culture as a whole.”
Jesus chose twelve leaders who were from differing backgrounds. Many religious leaders in that time would have overlooked them. Through teaching and training, He prepared them to lead a movement that changed the world. Whatever your call may be, training at Manna U can help you engage in this kind of transformational leadership.
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