M.Div. in TEFL

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

Review our course requirements and begin the application process.

Career and Ministry Opportunities for Teaching English as a Foreign Language 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 TEFL 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
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