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Strengthen Your Intercultural Proficiency

The Cook School of Intercultural Studies offers rigorous academic programs ranging from bachelor’s to doctoral degrees. Our team of highly experienced professors will invest personally in your life and career, and you will learn in a distinctly Christian community to grow in your understanding of God’s word. Explore the programs below and get started in your academic journey today.

Explore Our Programs

The M.A. in TESOL, minor in TESOL and certificate in TESOL are now under the School of Education at Biola University. Please visit for more information regarding our TESOL programs.

*Hybrid format: Each hybrid course includes one in-person session to be completed on campus or at a global learning center.

For current students not in the B.A. in Intercultural Studies program, learn how you can earn digital badges — and gain specialized skills for your career. Visit

Global Learning Center

Our global learning center located in Chiang Mai, Thailand, brings Biola's quality cross-cultural education, training and mentoring to Christians working in cross-cultural settings, enabling students from different organizations to learn from the professor and each other as they reflect on their work. This center allows global Christians who meet Biola’s admissions standards for international students to access graduate studies.

Learn More About the Global Learning Center

Alumni Success

Our alumni go on to successful and meaningful careers in a variety of fields. Take a look at our alumni stories to learn more about their experiences.

Meet Our Alumni