Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, IL

Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, IL

Learn to share the gospel across cultures

Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies
When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Moody, you’ll practice effectively interacting with people no matter their background. You’ll learn how to communicate the gospel and serve the global church across cultural boundaries. Study how world religions impact worldviews, and gain an understanding of the church around the world. Gain biblical and theological depth, and develop your expertise on intercultural studies.

When you study at Moody Bible Institute, your ministry-focused education prepares you to serve God wherever He calls you. Learn from professors with real-life and academic experience as you engage in community with other students. You’ll gain life-transforming spiritual growth through your rigorous biblical and theological studies. At Moody, God transforms the world through you.

Relevant Programs

• Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies
With this degree, you can be a:
• Missionary
• Church planter
• Leader of an orphanage
• Evangelist
• Counselor to victims of human trafficking
• Ministry leader to immigrants and refugees in your community

• Undergrad Certificate in Intercultural Studies

• Associate in Intercultural Studies

• Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics

• Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies

• Bachelor of Arts in TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) 


On-campus residential: Full-tuition scholarship sponsored by donors. You pay room, board, and books.
Off-campus commuter: $370 per credit hour

Additional financial aid includes loans, grants, scholarships, and VA benefits. Find out more at

Student Life

Spiritual Enrichment at chapel and conferences
300 Chicago ministry sites
18:1 student-faculty ratio
Over 50,000 living alumni 

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “At Moody, you’ll find community in your Bro-Sis [residential program], at your on-campus job, in your major, or on your floor. The people at Moody are so invested in ministry and in you. They’ll be your lifelong friends.”

    • Yangla ’20
      Elementary Education
  • “The professors want to talk about your skills and abilities and show you what kind of ministry is best for you, even if it’s not youth ministry at a local church. My professors were my favorite part of the program.”

    • Tim ’17
      Youth Ministry
  • “I love my Practical Christian Ministry and the children, community, and families I get to serve. My mentors have been incredible in my life. They pair my training with my Moody education to help me grow.”

    • Emily ’21
      Ministry to Women