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Earn a Minor in TESOL at Azusa Pacific University

You’ll add an edge to your job search and gain skills highly-valued in the education field—including how to teach English as a second language in public adult schools, private language schools, and developing countries. Choose to further your credentials even more by taking two additional graduate courses and earning your TEFL Certificate.

Program at a Glance

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers diverse well-rounded degree programs to prepare critical thinkers to make a difference in the world for Christ.

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  • March 8, 2024

Program Information

  • Program Units: 18


  • Azusa (Main Campus)
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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Put learning into action through real-world classroom practicum experiences.
  • Combine compassionate Christian service with preparation for language teaching. 
  • Explore language and intercultural communication.
  • Learn how to teach speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar skills.

By the Numbers

1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
13 :1 Student-to-faculty ratio
100 % of incoming students receive financial aid

Program Details

The undergraduate minor in TESOL is especially suited to students majoring in English, Spanish, or liberal studies (education), yet is open to all students. 

Browse the tabs below—if you have questions, visit the Student Services Center page, and we’ll make sure you get the info you need.

To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Career Outlooks and Outcomes

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Mary Wong Teaches Translanguaging in Vietnam

Mary Shepard Wong, PhD, director of APU’s field-based TESOL programs, recently traveled to five cities across Vietnam over three weeks to co-lead four workshops on translanguaging.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

Related Programs

Certificate in TESOL

  • Online
  • Azusa

English Major

  • Azusa

Available Concentrations:

English Education