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The Advanced Certificate in Transformational Coaching

OFFERED ON THE PORTLAND, SACRAMENTO AND SAN JOSE CAMPUSES

Program Objectives

Western Seminary offers the Advanced 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 (ICF) on the ACTP path to the Associate Certified Coach (ACC). The certificate program can also be combined with the Master of Arts (MA) in Ministry and Leadership program, Master of Arts (MA) in Global Leadership, and the Master of Divinity (MDiv), with electives in coaching, to prepare for various leadership roles in ministry.

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

Admission Requirements

Students entering the Advanced Certificate in Transformational Coaching for graduate credit are expected to present a baccalaureate degree and give evidence of Christian faith, character, promise, and maturity. In addition, students must have completed the Certificate in Transformational Coaching (CTC) before pursuing the Advanced CTC program. The same admission standards, materials, and procedures as for the Graduate Studies Certificate program are required.

Students entering the Advanced Certificate in Transformational Coaching on a non-graduate degree status are expected to give evidence of Christian faith, character, promise, and maturity. Students wanting to establish an audit account and register for classes will need to fill out the Advanced CTC application for entry to the program.

Advanced Certificate in Transformational Coaching Requirements

Please note: There are three components to the certificate: coach training and supervision, coach hours, and a research project.
Required Coach Training Course: 1 credit
CO508 Growing Your Coaching Practice 1
Coaching Supervision: 1 credit
CO531 Advanced Coaching Supervision 1
Coaching Research
CO532 ACTC Research Project 1
Coaching Experience: 40 hours
Logged Coaching Experience Hours

Coach Certification

Following the completion of coach training and supervision, coaching hours, and a research project, students submit one 30-minute recording demonstrating ACC level competencies as defined by the International Coach Federation (ICF). Completing the Advanced CTC successfully will allow you to apply for ICF ACC credential using the Approved Coach Training Program (ACTP) pathway.