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Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language (TCFL)

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Admission Requirements

Applicants are required to have a bachelor's degree from an approved college or university to enter the program. All applicants, domestic or international, are expected to be fluent in Mandarin Chinese.



For Michigan residents & MCU students and graduates only: arond USD$570 per credit hour

For Out-of-state and international applicants: around USD$1,100 per credit hour


Application Materials and Deadlines

The TCFL program begins in mid-September of each year. The application deadline for the Fall 2018 term is June 15, 2018. All required materials must be received before an application will be reviewed. If the original language of the academic record and diploma is not English, a certified English translation must accompany the original document.

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The TCFL application consists of several items. A list of application materials is as follows:


For U.S. Residents/Citizens and Non-U.S. Residents/Citizens:

1. Complete the online applications for MCU-MI and SVSU
    MCU-MI: http://mcumi.mcu.edu.tw/
    SVSU: http://www.svsu.edu/oip/apply/

2. In English, a One-page Statement of Accomplishments and academic goals

3. A current resume

4. A photocopy of the highest degree/diploma

 * Certificate of enrollment is required if applicant is currently studying in the last school semester

5. In sealed envelopes, an official copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts from any college or university where college credit was earned

 * If an applicant is studying in the last semester of school, required documents should be verified after  graduation

6. Two letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes

7. The non-refundable USD$90.00 application fee (MCU students are waived)

8. A photocopy of the score report of Chinese Language proficiency: TOCFL Band B Level 4 or HSK 6 (Chinese native speakers are waived)


Additional Requirements for Non-U.S. Residents/Citizens:

1. A copy of the passport

2. Evidence of Financial Support (original document)

3. A photocopy of the score report of English Language proficiency: TOEFL IBT 79 or IELTS 6.5 (English native speakers are waived)  [TOFEL/IELTS requirement waived for graduates of Michigan Public Universities and native speakers of English]


Note: Records not issued in English must be accompanied by an English translation that is certified by an appropriate school official, official translator, or US embassy or consulate official

Please mail the completed application form and supporting materials to:

Ming Chuan University-Michigan Location

Gilbertson Hall SVSU

7400 Bay Road, University Center,

MI 48710, U.S.A


Contact Person: Jubi Huang

Email: jubi@mail.mcu.edu.tw

Phone: 1-989-964-2497


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