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.


  • Bachelors degree required
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Verify possession of Certificate of Clearance from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Documentation of tuberculosis (TB) test clearance administered within 3 months prior to start of program

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission