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Teach English in Shanghai and earn your Masters Degree with Concordia University


Date 2013-02-02 02:02:38 Location : Asia:China


Teach English in Shanghai and earn your Master's Degree with Concordia University

Program Name: Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS) with Concordia University Irvine (fully accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Concentrations to choose from: International Business, International Education, International Development.

Cities to be placed in China: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Kunming, and their nearby cities

How does the program work?
(1) Program starts once a year with one intensive summer at Irvine, southern California campus;

(2) Fall, Spring and the next summer semesters in China (teaching, studying, researching, traveling and more).
(3) Expected time to complete the program with M.A. degree: 12-18 months.

Program at a glance:
* Academic degree program (MA degree) with Concordia University Irvine
* Concurrent China employment with full benefits (teaching English or teaching a subject of your strength in English)
* Cities to work at in China: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Kunming and other cities
* Three concentrations to choose from: International Business, International Education and International Development
* Accelerated program: 12-18 months to complete
* One summer semester on US campus, with the rest of the semesters in China
* Supervision and support from our representative office in China
* TESOL certificate awarded before going to China
* No prior Mandarin language skills required (proficient Mandarin-speaking applicants will benefit by opting out of the Mandarin course, though)
* Cohort-based program that starts every June
* Networking opportunities and more
* Field thesis research in China
* No GRE/GMAT required
* Military veterans are welcome to apply, too. Post 9/11 GI Bill approved institution with B. A. H. included for both the on-campus summer semester and your Fall and Spring semesters in China.

China Employment Benefits:
• Monthly salary (amount is dependent upon qualifications and placement)
• Housing or housing allowance
• Legal work visa in China
• Reimbursement of round economy class air ticket (China-US)

Ideal applicants:
• Hold a bachelor’s degree before cohort start in June, 2013;
• Have a minimum 2.75 GPA
• Are native English speakers or equivalent
• Has clear background for teaching/ interacting with students
• Desire to teach in a new cultural settings
• Are prepared to learn, serve, and lead
• Possess cultural sensitivity, responsibility, diligence, resilience, independence, and ethical character

With the MA degree in hand, MAIS alumni are currently engaged in:
• Doctoral/advanced professional studies
• NPB/NGP Work
• US Foreign Service
• Mediation/conflict Resolution
• International Education
• Corporate & Workplace Training
• Global Marketing & Consulting
• Multinational Import& Export
• Entrepreneurial Ventures