Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Description: 

The M.Div. (TEFL) provides you with a comprehensive range of biblical-theological knowledge and practical skills for ministry leadership along with specialized knowledge and skills to teach both children and adults effectively in a wide variety of cross-cultural settings. It prepares you for teaching and leadership roles in TEFL.

Objectives:

The program will equip you to:

  • Teach listening, speaking, reading, and writing at novice, intermediate, and advanced levels of proficiency
  • Develop and evaluate language teaching materials
  • Use English teaching as a ministry

Opportunities: 

Potential ministry opportunities for program graduates include:

  • Teaching in or administering an English language program in the US
  • Teaching in or administering an English language program overseas

Review our course requirements and begin the application process.

Featured Faculty: 
David Cashin, professor of Intercultural Studies at CIU David G. Cashin
Professor of Intercultural Studies

B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh; M.A., Ph.D., Stockholm University, Sweden

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Photo of Victor Cuartas Victor Cuartas
Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies

D.Min., Regent University

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Joe LeTexier, TEFL Coordinator Joe LeTexier
TEFL Coordinator

B.A., Crown College; M.A., M.Div. Columbia International University

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Ed Smither, Dean of the College of Intercultural Studies at CIU Ed Smither
Dean, College of Intercultural Studies

B.A., North Carolina State University; M.A., M.Div.,Liberty University; Ph.D., University of Wales-Trinity Saint David; Ph.D., University of Pretoria

 

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