Fuel your love for language.

Join us for an interactive Lunch & Learn about Cornerstone University's Master of Arts in TESOL degree. Stay tuned for information about upcoming events.

What to Expect

You've heard about TESOL. Now learn how a Master of Arts in TESOL prepares you to make a difference wherever you are. From teachers to missions to administration to so much more, the M.A. in TESOL equips you to gain a deeper understanding of language and its practical applications to serve others.

  • Experience Cornerstone. Find out how our Christ-centered perspective is woven into every course, what knowledge and tools you'll gain as a TESOL student and how our unique format—with the option of all online or blended program—gives you the benefit of a flexible schedule and personal connection with your faculty and classmates.
  • Make a Difference. Learn about the practical applications of a Master of Arts in TESOL and how it can equip you to be a positive influence in your community.
  • Celebrate community. Meet and network with faculty, alumni and current students, as well as future TESOL students. Get a glimpse of the importance of learning communities through the program's residencies, video interaction and conferences.
  • Succeed as a student and adult professional. Learn more about the online and blended formats that are tailored to your schedule so that you can thrive.

Who You'll Meet

In addition to meeting a panel of students, you'll hear from key individuals like Dr. Michael Pasquale.

Dr. Michael Pasquale

Dr. Michael Pasquale is chair of the Humanities Division and professor of linguistics at Cornerstone University. He began the M.A. TESOL program at CU in 2008 and serves as its director.

He also serves as a consultant for mission organizations and local churches. He is a member of the Michigan State Board of Education World Language Standards Development Committee (ESL & Spanish). In 2017, he was awarded the Fulbright Senior Specialist in Education & Applied Linguistics to serve in Peru.