Monday, February 24, 2014

Teach and get a Masters China...

I am not personally familiar with this program so due diligence is necessary.   Prof. O'Neil

This is a Master's degree program that incorporates one-year salaried English teaching positions in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Kunming and their neighboring cities. Compensation details are shown below.

You will have three concentrations to choose from: International Business, International Education and International Development. International Education and International Business students will be placed in Shanghai, Hangzhou and the nearby cities. International Development students will be placed in Kunming, southwest part of China and are expected to participate in local development projects.

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

Desired Skills and Experience
Ideal applicants:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree before cohort start in June, 2014;
  • Have a minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Are native English speakers or equivalent
  • Background clearance by FBI or equivalent 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

How to apply:

  • To apply, please go to:
  • To request additional info, please go to:
  • For more info, visit our website at: or call T: 949 214 3376
  • Application Deadline: March 1st, 2014. Please submit your application and your application materials as soon as possible so when you are accepted you could be ready for job placement starting in March/April.