Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Biola University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) program is designed for Christian students who are currently ESL or EFL teachers and want to earn a master’s degree while remaining at their current locations.  Students will learn to develop expertise in language teaching characterized by professional preparation, contextual sensitivity, cultural appropriateness, and ethical service.  Graduates will gain increased responsibilities including new areas of teaching, program development, student assessment, materials design, and teacher training.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Biola University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Applicants must possess a Certificate of Clearance from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and documentation of tuberculosis (TB) test clearance administered within 3 months prior to the start of the program.