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 continues to be recognized annually among the nation’s best colleges, landing in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2014 rankings (Tier One, No. 173), and being named 1 of 124 institutions in The Princeton Review’s Best Western Colleges 2014.