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B.A. English Language Teaching in the Global Classroom


Program Overview

English has become the international language for business, science, and culture, and teachers are in demand across the globe. 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 Teaching in the Global Classroom prepares you to teach English as a foreign language internationally and in the U.S., and also enables you to teach middle school English in the U.S. 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 English Language Teaching in the Global Classroom

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

  • Teach English language learners internationally at all levels
  • Teach middle-school English in the U.S.
  • Serve in churches and non-profit institutions
  • Missions and international education
  • Curriculum/product development 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 (150 hours) classroom experiences throughout the degree program in a variety of settings
  • Supervised international teaching
  • Learn principles of language acquisition, linguistics, teaching methods, and culture

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

  • Two certifications, ELL and Middle-School English, 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 avatars, technology-enhanced learning strategies, and Google Level 1 and 2 certifications
  • The opportunity to take up to 12 hours of graduate classes at no additional cost through our Fastrack Program
  • Nationally recognized mentoring program for ongoing support through your first year of teaching
  • Faculty who model the integration of faith and learning, professional and Spirit-empowered
  • The ORU experience—a challenging, supportive learning community

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. To learn more about financial aid, click here.


Dr. Chance Bosch, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Chair
College of Education

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