Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The M.Div. (TESOL) 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 TESOL.

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

View academic requirements for the M.Div. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in the Academic Catalog.

Locations Offered
On Campus
Online
Curriculum
72 credit hours
Program Length
as few as 36 months

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application
  • $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts for highest earned degree and any master’s degree work
  • Church leader reference
  • Application Essay (800 words total, typed)
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

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
See program details in the Academic Catalog.

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