Intercultural Leadership

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Program Overview

A major in Intercultural Leadership prepares you to serve as global missionaries as well as in other non-governmental and faith-based, non-profit organizations serving across cultures.

With the academic, personal, and professional skills gained through the majors below, graduates can pursue the following rewarding careers: Pastoral Ministry, Youth Pastor, Children’s Pastor, Director of Christian Education, Camp Director and Program Staff, Missionary, Case Manager in a Social Service Agency, Non-Profit Staff.

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Why Intercultural Leadership at Judson?

In-Depth Training

Students engage in over 400 hours of Hands-On Ministry experience through practicum and internship.

Alumni Network

Discover a close-knit community of like-minded future ministry leaders. Christian Ministry Department alumni also stay connected to mentor and network with current students.

Graduate Opportunities

Many of our alumni pursue a post-graduate route, earning their Master’s of Leadership in Ministry.

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Christian Ministries Department

Learn more about the other programs offered in the Christian Ministries Department.

A Diverse But Unified Academic Structure

Our Christian Ministries Department is home to three undergraduate ministry degree programs; Christian Ministry, Intercultural Leadership or Youth & Family Ministry, and three minors, all built around a common set of courses focused on ministry leadership areas while allowing students to pursue their specific ministry interests.

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Professor and Chair of the Department of Christian Ministries

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Kimberly Budd
Christian Ministries Department Chair
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Create Lifelong Relationships

Faculty engage with students in a personal way, speaking into their lives and faith as they develop their own awareness of how God has specifically called and equipped them for ministry, wherever it may take them.

A major in Intercultural Leadership prepares you to serve as global missionaries as well as in other non-governmental and faith-based, non-profit organizations serving across cultures.

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Travel the World!

The Judson Global Outreach team provides students with mission trip opportunities during both spring and summer break. Students can travel the world ministering to those in need in locations including:

  • Costa Rica
  • Belize
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru
  • Scotland
  • Brazil

Find Success at Judson

The educational experience I received at Judson has continued to inform my work in multiple different roles, contexts, and cultures. I’ve often been amazed and excited about how holistically relevant what I learned has been in life and ministry.”
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Allison Oosterhuis2014 Graduate, Ministry Coordinator: Refugee Community, One Collective | Athens, Greece