M.Div. in 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

Review our course requirements and begin the application process.

Career and Ministry Opportunities for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Graduates

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

M.Div. in TESOL 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

Degree Program Faculty

Photo of Victor Cuartas

Victor Cuartas

Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies

D.Min. Regent University; Ph.D. Columbia International University

 

Joe LeTexier, TEFL Coordinator

Joe LeTexier

TEFL Coordinator

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

Format
On Campus
Online
Credit Hours
78
Approx. Program Length
36 months