See a need in your community for English language training? Desire to train others to teach the universal language?
The Master of Arts in Educational Studies, TTESOL Major trains people to teach those desiring to teach English to speakers of other languages.The program offers a core of biblical and theological studies together with courses in linguistics and language pedagogy which together offer a unique combination of theological and professional formation. It presumes a level of competence in linguistic theory gained at an undergraduate level and concentrates on pedagogical concerns.
The degree requirement is 60 credit hours. TTESOL is a major in both the Educational Studies program and the Global Studies Program. The difference lies in the type of additional courses taken. In Educational Studies, one will take additional courses in Christian Ministries and/or Counselling; in Global Studies, one will take additional courses in Christian mission.
Graduates will come away from the program with the ability to develop curricula and train teachers in applied linguistics, second language acquisition and methodology. You will gain skills in supervising pre-service language teachers as well as skills in evaluating language learners, teachers and programs.