is a college-level, distance-learning institute that combines Scriptural
principles and ministry opportunities. In Telos, students are challenged
to learn of Christ and His ways and to apply His wisdom to the skills
Institute International was founded in 1997 as an extension of the
Advanced Training Institute (ATI), a home-education program for
families who seek to study the world through the filter of Biblical
wisdom. The entire Telos program is designed to allow students to
learn at the college level while continuing in the pattern of home-based
curriculum is specifically helpful to students who wish to integrate
their love for the Lord Jesus Christ with character development,
academics, and practical skills. The Telos experience is designed
to assist students in pursuing the fulfillment of God’s purpose
for their lives, in acquiring Godly wisdom, and in learning to love
help students apply God’s wisdom and be successful as individuals,
spouses, parents, workers, and communicators, Telos builds its curriculum
on the solid foundation of Jesus Christ:
- Christ is the foundation on which Telos courses are built. Students
learn to glorify Him through Christlike character and Christ-honoring
behavior in a ministry or a career.
- Each course emphasizes personal character development.
- Courses are designed to help students acquire tools necessary
to carry out their callings.
- Some Telos courses teach professional skills necessary for
careers; all teach qualities essential for success in any area.