Johnson University has formed a partnership with Sias International University since 2012. Located nearby Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province, Sias is a private university founded by a Chinese American businessman in 1998. Two of Sias’ staff graduated from Johnson University’s Master of Arts in Educational Technology. Sias owns a large impressive campus with over 27,000 students and 1,200 full-time faculty, including 140 foreign faculty members. In summer of 2016, President Emeritus Gary Weedman, President Tommy Smith, and Roy Miller, Dean of Templar School of Education, visited Sias. In September 2019, Sias University signed an MOU with Johnson about tuition arrangement: Sias University offers tuition reimbursements to JU graduates/alumni employed by Sias University and working toward a Johnson graduate degree of $3000; recipients are required to teach an additional year at Sias upon completion of coursework.
Two Online Degrees allow for teaching at Sias while studying online.
NEW: Faculty Cafeteria with International Food is now not a required benefit (see pictures)
Salaries start from 6000-8000 RMB ($900-1200 USD) a month depending on degree attained. Every year teachers get a raise and signing a 3-year contract after the first semester gives teachers a 16.7% raise. See our Salary Chart. Learn more at How Much Money I Could Save Page.
As you teach oversease, you qualify for 33% off Johnson University online graduate school degrees!
MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERCULTURAL STUDIES
MASTER OF ARTS IN NEW TESTAMENT
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)
PH.D. IN LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Click here to learn more about courses offered by Johnson. Contact Johnson University admissions for inquiries. We recommend those without teaching experience spend their first year teaching before starting graduate school. The learning curve can be steep for new teachers and everyone spends an extra 5-10 hours per week adjusting to a new culture, language, community the first semester.
Please contact Johnson and Sias University to let us now you are interested even if you are not graduating soon. We want to create a custom path for you to explore this opportunity that could include learning Chinese, teaching, visiting China, or advice about teaching overseas.