M.A. in TESOL & Intercultural Studies (40 hours) Admission Requirements


Requirements for All Students

  1. Application Deadlines - go here.
  2. Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  3. GPA 2.8 minimum.
  4. MAT (Miller Analogies Test) or GRE (General Record Examinations) General Test.
    • MAT Recipient Code for Wheaton College 2077.
    • GRE Institution Code for Wheaton College 1905.
  5. Official Transcripts from all schools that ever granted you college credit, even just one credit.
    • E-transcripts preferred. They are the fastest and most reliable method of delivery. Have them addressed to nancy.crane@wheaton.edu.
    • Mail hard copies to Wheaton College, ATTN: GRADUATE SCHOOL, Wheaton, IL 60187. 
  6. Admission Application.
  7. Three Recommendation Forms, not letters.
    • Academic
    • Pastoral (or other Christian leader)
    • Professional.
      • Option if you do not have an employer: Someone with whom you have had a supervisor-employee relationship, e.g., in a ministry, internship, or missions-trip context.
    • Letters accepted as supplements to Recommendation Forms. 
  8. Three Essays.
  9. Chronological Resume.
  10. Signed Statement of Faith, Community Covenant, and Statement of Veracity.
  11. Application Processing Fee US $30, non-refundable.


Additional Requirements for International Students

  1. Application Deadline January 1.
    • More information about English proficiency requirements here.
  2. If TOEFL or IELTS is waived, then MAT or GRE is required.
  3. Transcript-evaluation report required with every official transcript.
  4. Please review Graduate International Admissions for full information.

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