The field-based Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) offers in-service teachers the opportunity to earn a certificate in TESOL while concurrently teaching abroad. This program incorporates work which may lead to a Master of Arts in TESOL. Students study for two summer terms at APU's campus in Azusa, California, and one winter term abroad.
APU also offers the Certificate in TESOL in an on-campus format.
- APU's TESOL programs combine compassionate Christian service with strong academic and practical preparation for language teaching.
- Students gain specialized skills in TESOL and credit which may be applied toward a M.A. in TESOL.
- Expert faculty combined with a diverse student population make for a professionally relevant degree at an affordable price.
- Program participants study two summer terms in Azusa, California and one winter term abroad.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Accreditation
Azusa Pacific University receives accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Azusa Pacific University held its place in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2013 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 179 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 121 institutions in the 2012 Best Colleges in the West for the seventh consecutive year.