Bachelor of Education in
English Language in the Global Classroom


Program Overview

The College of Education offers you the unique opportunity to graduate in four years with dual certification. A Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in English Language in the Global Classroom prepares you to teach English as a foreign language domestically and internationally, and also enables you to teach middle school English in the United States. Since English has become the international language for areas such as business and culture, teachers are in high demand across the globe. Aligned with national and state standards, successfully completed programs lead to Oklahoma Teacher Certification and can be transferred to other states as well as internationally.

Degree Plan for B.Ed. in English Language in the Global Classroom

What can I do with a degree in English Language in the Global Classroom?

  • Teach English language learners domestically and internationally from Pre-K to high school
  • Teach sixth, seventh, and eighth grade English in the U.S.
  • Serve in churches and non-profit institutions
  • Work in missions and international education
  • Develop curriculum/product and sales

What are some of the core experiences?

  • Active, hands-on learning with experienced faculty committed to your success
  • Small classes with personal attention
  • Extensive (130 hours) classroom experiences throughout the degree program in a variety of settings
  • Supervised international teaching experience
  • Applied principles of language acquisition, linguistics, teaching methods, and culture

What makes ORU’s English Language in the Global Classroom program stand out?

  • Two certifications are earned in the time and expense usually required for one
  • Dual certification to prepare you to teach overseas, but also provides an Oklahoma Teacher Certification
  • International teaching experience
  • An innovative learning environment that includes technology-enhanced learning strategies and Google Level 1 and 2 certifications
  • Nationally recognized mentoring program for ongoing support through your first year of teaching
  • Faculty who model the integration of faith and learning, professionalism, and Spirit-empowered teaching
  • The ORU experience—a challenging, supportive learning community

Fast-track program

ORU's Fast Track program offers you the opportunity to complete up to 12 hours of graduate course work as an undergraduate student…with no additional cost! For more information click here.

Are there scholarships available?

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship.

Quest Whole Leader Scholarship

General ORU Scholarships and Financial Aid

College of Education Scholarships (Applications available every spring for current ORU College of Education candidates)


Dr. Jared Johnston
Undergraduate Chair

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