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M.A. in TESOL & Intercultural Studies Admission Requirements

Requirements for All Students

  • Review the application deadlines
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • GPA 2.8 minimum.
  • 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. 
  • Admission Application
  • 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. 
  • Three Essays
  • Chronological Resume
  • Signed Statement of Faith, Community Covenant, and Statement of Veracity.
  • Application Processing Fee US $30, non-refundable.


Additional Requirements for International Students

M.A. in TESOL and Intercultural Studies

Learn more about the program and the intercultural studies department.