Graduate Certificate / MA in Language Teaching and Training (TESOL)

Program Director

Academic Staff

Mode of Study
Distance Learning
General Information

This certificate program is designed for people who are interested in teaching languages.

Admission Requirement
  • Applicants must possess an appropriate UndergraduateUniversity or College degree from a recognized institution
  • Applicants who do not hold a university or college degree, will be considered for admissions if they have professional certification / diploma AND minimum three years full-time appropriate work experience
  • Applicants who do not hold a university or college degree, will be considered for admissions to Professional Diploma in TESOL and Psychology in Education
Professional Recognition

Pebble Hills University

is accredited by International Accreditation Organization (IAO) for achievement of highest standards in Organizational Management, Business Management and Business Performance through a commitment to quality and continuous improvement in Education. IAO is associated with world's leading and nationally recognized quality assurance agencies worldwide for betterment of educational standards. Some of the current IAO partners are : Department of Adult & Higher Education, Ministry of Education (Bhutan), The National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation (Argentina), The National Higher Education Accreditation (Costa Rica), The Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission (Palestine), The Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Accreditacion Agencia (Chile), The Quality Assurance & Accreditation Council (Sri Lanka), Public Agency for accreditation of Higher Education (Albania), Center for Quality Assurance and Accreditation for HEI (Libya) and Higher Education Quality Evaluation Centre (Latvia), etc. International Education Accreditation Commission recognizes IAO's accreditation standards.
IAO comment


This is an International Accreditation Organization (IAO) certified program. You will be eligible to apply for the IAO Certification for Teaching Professionals.  Up to date more than 15,000 teachers worldwide have earned their jobs through IAO. If you also wish to join their league, all you need to do is apply for IAO’s teacher Certification. Being our certified teacher, we will redraft your resume and forward your profile to 100’s of recruiters including IAO’s accredited institutes. This will open doors to multiple employment opportunities for you assuring your employability. Moreover, an Equivalency Diploma and Comprehensive Evaluation Report will be issued by the California University Foreign Credential Evaluator (CUFCE). Furthermore, graduates are eligible to apply for the membership and relevant chartered awards from the Chartered Institute of Professional Financial Managers, USA and Chartered Institute of Management and Leadership, USA. Plus, Graduates are eligible apply membership and/or Chartered Member (C.Mgr) status of Chartered Institute of Management, Canada.


If you wish to enhance your employment opportunities globally and teach at some of the world’s renowned academic institutes, then IAO’s Teacher Certification is for you. Up to date more than 15,000 teachers worldwide have earned their jobs through IAO. If you also wish to join their league, all you need to do is apply for IAO’s teacher Certification.
Open Enrollment Policy
Students can enroll at anytime from anywhere. There is also flexibility in pacing the course. All of the courses are distance learning courses offered online through our eCampus.
The completion of the following subjects leads to the award of the Postgraduate Certificate in TESOL and Psychology in Education:
  1.  Introduction to TESOL
  2. Grammar and Phonetics
  3. Language Function and Strategies for Effective Lesson Planning
  4. Classroom Management
  5. Teaching Young Learners
  6. Teaching Business English
About our Thesis Supervisors
Dr. Phuc V. Nguyen - Assistant Professor
Post-Doctoral in Information System, Ph.D in Business Administration (honoris causa),
PhD in Business Administration, Master in TESOL, MS Information System.
Research Interest: Business Administration, Business Information System, TESOL, IT,
Laws, Business Management, Auditing & Information Security
Online MA Courses
BUS008 Research Skills 3
BUS009 Coaching, Mentoring and Supervision 3
BUS013 Facilitation, Influence and Persuasion 3
BUS016 Public Speaking and Relations 3
CIT006 IT Applications: Presentation 3
MGT012 Personnel Training Development 3
Fees And Finance
US$2,680 if you complete the program in one year; US$2,880 if you complete the program in three years
Optional Documents  
1. Equivalency Diploma and Comprehensive Report issued by California University FCE, USA  Details
2. USA Department of State Attestation and Authentication of the Degree  Details
3. IAO Certification; which includes:
  • i. Business Card
  • ii. Dedicated Profile page at the IAO website
  • iii. Certification
  • iv. Authorized use of the “IAO Certified” Logo
 USD 500
4. Adjunct Professorship Award issued by Chartered Institute of Management, Canada (CIM)  USD 800
5. Honorary Fellowship Award + Adjunct Professorship Award issued by CIM  USD 1200
Graduation Requirement
  • Average GPA of 3.0; Any outstanding financial obligations must be paid
Other Information

Graduation Package

  1. Degree Diploma with cover
  2. Official Transcript
  3. Alumni ID Card
  4. Letter of Graduation
Graduation package