The Certificate in Transformational Coaching


Program Objectives

Western Seminary offers the non-credit Certificate in Transformational Coaching program for individuals who desire focused coach training that prepares them to coach on a professional level and which can be applied toward credentialing with the International Coach Federation.

Students can enroll in this program for graduate credit or non-credit status.

Admission Requirements

Students entering the Certificate in Transformational Coaching on a non-credit status are expected to give evidence of Christian faith, character, promise, and maturity. Students use the Certificate for Transformational Coaching application for entry to the program.

Certificate in Transformational Coaching Requirements

Please note: There are three components to the certificate: coach training, coaching supervision, and coach certification.
Required Coach Training Courses: 2 credits
MCS210 Introduction to Coaching 1
MCS211 Coaching Change, Transition, and Transformation 1
Restricted Coach Training Electives: 6 credits
Select 6 credits from the options below:
MCS212 Life and Personal Coaching 1
MCS213 Coaching Approach to Leading and Managing 1
MCS214 Coaching Spiritual Transformation 1
MCS215 Coaching and a Brain-Based Approach to Learning 1
MCS216 Using Assessments, Inventories, and Tools in Coaching 1
MCS217 The Language of Coaching 1
MCS218 Growing Your Coaching Practice 1
Coaching Supervision: 1 credit
MCS219 Coaching Supervision 1

Coach Certification

Students complete six coaching sessions with feedback from a mentor coach. Following completion of the coach training, supervision, and mentor coaching, students complete written and oral examinations covering competencies required for certification by the International Coach Federation.