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The M.A. in Global Development and Justice (MAGDJ) program prepares students to work across the nexus of justice, peacebuilding, and transformational community development work. Together with biblical insights and best practices, the degree program prepares community development leaders, cross-cultural workers, justice leaders, and humanitarian specialists in cross-sector vocational skills and opportunities.

This academic experience is available fully on-campus (or online) and provides you with the opportunity to be part of a learning community as you study together with a cohort of students and are mentored by professors who have both academic expertise and practical experience. If you are inspired by holistic, sustainable solutions that build capacity in vulnerable communities in the U.S. or abroad, our on-campus MAGDJ program is designed for you.

With a B.A. in Global Studies from Multnomah University, you will develop into the change that you long to see in the world. If you have a heart for others and a desire to address global and cultural issues with empathy and understanding, pursuing your degree in Global Studies will broaden your perspective and expand your impact more than you ever thought possible. Learn from faculty who share real-world experience from nonprofits and ministries that they started or worked in during their careers and research. To change the world, you need to better understand it, and that’s what Global Studies at Multnomah is all about.




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In the Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program, you will learn how to empower diverse populations of English language learners with sensitivity toward sociopolitical, economic, cultural, and educational contexts. You will develop a rich balance of linguistic knowledge, pedagogical skill, cultural competency, research proficiency, and spiritual development. Your M.A. in TESOL will help you advance to the next level of teaching in colleges, universities, mission organizations, and language schools around the globe. If you want to increase your impact, to sharpen your skills, and to deepen your faith, pursuing your M.A. in TESOL at Multnomah is the next step for you.

Multnomah’s Master of Divinity (M.Div.) program invites you to explore the riches of Scripture, examine theology across Church history, and grow in your love for Jesus to better serve his people. Through integrated mentored ministry, practical classroom instruction, and unique experiences in spiritual formation, you will develop the character and learning habits for lifelong growth and ministry. Graduates will be able to successfully communicate the truth of God’s Word through preaching, encouragement, teaching, directing, and modeling. At Multnomah University, you will be challenged and supported as you become a culturally engaged leader deeply rooted in biblical studies.

In this specialized program of study, students are prepared to envision the Church as a vital participant in the community life of their neighborhood, learning to lead and disciple their congregations toward this end. Multnomah’s Masters of Divinity in Neighborhood Flourishing teaches an approach to community development representing the heart of Jesus for our neighbors and is rooted in redemptive transformation and collaborative influence leading to sustainable flourishing.


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