Purpose and Objectives
The purpose of the Middle Eastern Studies program is to prepare students for international ministry opportunities, particularly in the Middle East. The program includes a year of study in Israel at Jerusalem University College (JUC), an evangelical institution with which Columbia International University has a consortial relationship. While in Israel, students will be placed in Jewish or Arab ministry contexts to develop their ministry skills according to their vocational goals.
In addition to the mission statement, general objectives, and requirements of the college, the objectives of the Middle Eastern Studies program are to develop in students the skills and knowledge necessary to:
Bryan E. Beyer
Associate Provost and Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
B.A., Colorado State University; M.Div., Denver Seminary; Ph.D., Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of ReligionRead More...
Middle Eastern Studies Program Director
Certificate form Torchbearer Schools, Capernwray Hall, England and Tauernhof, Austria; B.A., Columbia Bible College; M.A., Columbia Biblical Seminary and Graduate School of Missions; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Israel Study Tour, 1990; M.Phil., D.Phil., Hebrew Union...Read More...