The on-campus Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program, housed at the university's Azusa campus, offers prospective and experienced teachers of English as a second or foreign language a relevant degree that blends theoretical course material with real-life application.
The program offers courses and seminars in language acquisition theory, English grammar and pronunciation, intercultural communication and socio-linguistics, language teaching methods and materials development, observation and practice in classroom teaching, language assessment, program design, and language-development research.
TESOL Program Highlights
- APU's TESOL programs combine compassionate Christian service with strong academic and practical preparation for language teaching.
- Students can complete the program in as little as 18 months.
- Situated in the greater Los Angeles area, APU's location provides students exposure to a diverse linguistic and multicultural experience.
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.