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The PCTESOL is a highly regarded program that provides graduates with extensive training on how to teach English to diverse learners in multi-level educational environments. Comprised of six technical and two research courses, this 150-hour certification equips participants with specialized skills and training for a successful career in teaching English as a second language, whether in the U.S. or abroad. With a focus on developing practical classroom skills, effective teaching techniques, and a foundation in second-language acquisition theory, each course covers concepts, methods, techniques, materials, and resources that are directly applicable to the classroom. Whether you're an experienced or novice English-teaching educator, this program will prepare you to be an active, reflective, and collaborative T.E.S.O.L. professional in both local and international contexts.




1. All applicants must demonstrate sufficient English language proficiency by:

  • Being a citizen of a country where English is an official/major language; or

  • Demonstrating an ability to communicate in English that is at least at English level B1 in the Common European Framework of Reference.

2. All applicants must demonstrate motivation in the field of T.E.S.O.L.

Points (1) and (2) must be satisfied before an unconditional offer can be made.


Due to the complete alignment of the curriculum with the one of ASU, graduates will be conferred the Certificate of Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, provided that they satisfy all academic requirements evaluated by ASU.