Chancellors Welcome Message
Welcome to the International Coalition of Fellowships (ICOF) incorporated as ICOF Seminaries and Universities, We are a 21st century movement of Christian Colleges and Universities working together to provide quality education to Christians who cannot afford traditional career development approaches for acquiring professional skills which can be used in government and private sector jobs around the World.
Our parent organization was established in United States in 1932 by Church leaders. We currently are operating in Europe, India and Africa providing career development at the local community level through partnerships with local Churches and African Governments. I would like to thank you for visiting ICOF South Africa website. Take time to look at our Open and Distance learning programs ranging from Diploma all the way to PhD. These programs are offered in the comfort of your home or office without setting foot on campus! The tradition at ICOF is to provide our students with a quality Open and Distance education with full scholarships to all our students. Both our faculty and staff endeavor to serve our students and offer them the education they so earnestly seek. In a world of rising costs, our students enjoy the benefits of a truly open and Distance learning experience in education at only a fraction of the cost of a traditional campus setting.
Our innovative approach and flexibility of schedule along with our global presence distinguishes ICOF as a leader in Distance Learning. Through our Distance Education Network (DEN) we employ and maintain a multitude of communication methods whereby a student may obtain a quality education in the convenience of the student’s home, office or any other convenient location. For new students we provide a 14 day Residency Program each semester so that students can get to know each other. At ICOF, our students enjoy most or all of the traditional student services afforded on a campus while maintaining their normal work and family relationships. Our students enjoy and profit from the one-on-one and group online discussions, as well as the open door policy which affords them the opportunity to ask questions of the faculty and instructors when the need arises. Our students are never alone.
Unlike the traditional approach to education where students are locked into a classroom setting, our students maintain the flexibility of choice and freedom through our non-traditional approach to college degrees and courses. Our students, with their fragmented and busy schedules, enjoy the latest in technology and learning tools. Our approach to independent learning, flexible scheduling, variable time frames and innovative methods of communication allows our students to learn when and where they find the time and opportunity. Let us welcome you, our new students coming from all walks of life! We will assist you, whenever possible, to meet your needs and achieve your goals as one of our students
Our faculty and instructors are of the highest caliber and enjoy jobs within institutions of higher learning, state and federal agencies and corporations of all kinds. Our faculty and instructors enable our students to obtain the knowledge necessary for tomorrow’s changing workplace, increasing their opportunity for personal and career growth. Our faculty and instructors most generally have a number of years instructing and/or working in their chosen fields of studies.
Again, I would like to welcome you to our website! For more information, please contact me personally at Extension 11. At ICOF we look forward to serving you and providing you with a quality education for your bright future.
Professor Gaudencio M. Rossi (PhD)