Concordia University Irvine offers a Masters of Arts in International Studies China (MAIS China) program that incorporates one-year salaried English teaching positions in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Kunming and their neighboring cities, which are among China’s most important historical, intellectual, cultural and financial centers. There are three concentrations to choose among: International Business, International Education and International Development.
The program starts with online courses during the 1st summer semester. Afterwards, you head to China and start living, working and studying. MAIS China offers international work experience, prepares you to conduct research for your thesis project, and immerses you in new culture.
Apply today and start your journey towards a global experience like no other!
Monthly salary & housing/housing allowance
Reimbursement of round-trip economy class ticket (China-US) upon completing contract
Legal China work visa
Program at a glance:
Master of Arts International Studies Degree with Concordia University Irvine
Concurrent China employment in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Kunming, and other cities with full benefits
Three concentrations: International Business, International Education and International Development
Possible to complete in as little as 14-18 months
TESOL certificate awarded at the end of 1st summer term
Field thesis research in China
Supervision and support from our representative office in China
Cohort-based program that starts every summer
No prior Mandarin language skills required
No GRE/GMAT required
Post 9/11 GI Bill approved institution (BAH included)
Desired Skills and Expertise
Confer bachelor’s degree before start of classes
Minimum 2.75 GPA
Native English speaker or equivalent
Desire to teach in new cultural settings
Prepared to learn, serve, and lead
Possess cultural sensitivity, responsibility, diligence, resilience, independence, and ethical character
Background clearance by FBI or equivalent for teaching/ interacting with students
Visit www.cui.edu/maischina for more information.
Click here to view admission requirements. We are still accepting applications for Summer 2017. Admission will be based on applicant's qualifications and space availability.
Contact: Marsha Castillo, Recruiter & Program Coordinator- firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on experience and city placement. Housing or housing allowance is provided. Airline tickets from US to China and China to US is reimbursed after teaching contract is fulfilled.
Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS) at Concordia University Irvine, is an extraordinary opportunity to cultivate academic, cultural, research, and language skills alongside work experience in China -- all in just one year. MAIS program manifests Concordia University's mission as a Christian University, which encourages students to engage people and cultures worldwide.
After a summer ...of intensive courses at our Irvine campus, you head across overseas and immediately start living, working, and studying in China. MAIS prepares you to work in China, conduct research for your Capstone Project, and negotiate living on your own in a new culture. You will concentrate in International Business or International Education, and live in Shanghai or Hangzhou, which are among China’s most important historical, intellectual, cultural and financial centers.
As a result, you will have unique opportunities to build personal and business relationships; globalize your professional resume with international experience and expertise; travel to ancient destinations, futuristic metropolises and cultural wonders; discover and pursue new interests, passions and dreams.