The Life and Career Coaching program prepares students to assist clients in achieving goals in areas such as life transitions, significant relationships, physical health, emotional well-being, career choices and spirituality. Students may choose to pursue a standalone certificate or may earn their M.A. in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Life and Career Coaching. The program is designed to meet the educational requirements for certification as a Board Certified Coach through the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc.
For the certificate, there are three pathways to completion of required coursework, depending on your educational background
- For students who hold a master’s degree in counseling or a doctoral degree in a social or behavioral science (e.g. social work, education, health, or business), one course is required.
- For students who hold a master’s degree in a social or behavioral science other than counseling (e.g. social work, education, health, or business), two courses are required.
- For students who hold a bachelor’s degree or a graduate degree in a field outside of social or behavioral science (e.g. mathematics, biology), three courses are required.
The certificate program is offered in hybrid and 100% online formats.