Certificate in Transformational Coaching (CTC)

CTC logoThis robust program prepares you to coach at the highest level.  With 100 hours of ICF approved coach specific training, supervised coaching, feedback, and a final assessment, CTC coaches not only know about coaching, but are competent and ready to coach others in a wide range of contexts.  This program is appropriate for individuals in ministry and marketplace settings. (Students who go on to complete the Advanced Certificate in Transformational Program will receive even more training plus one-on-one mentoring, more experience, and more guidance toward becoming a professional coach. More on this below.)

What You'll Receive:

  • The  Western Seminary Certificate in Transformational Coaching
  • 100 ICF Approved Coach Specific Training Hours 
  • A Faith-Based, Professionally Focused Education from World-Class Instructors 
  • Confidence in your ability to hold skillful and fruitful coaching sessions 
  • A Lifetime of Transformational Conversations

Program Requirements

  • CO200/CO500 Introduction to Coaching
  • 3 Coaching Course Electives of your Choosing
  • CO230/CO530 Coaching Supervision
  • 30 Hours Logged Coaching Experience
  • Final Assessment and Application for Certification

Time to Complete

12 Months.

 Cost

The total cost of the CTC is $4,200. Courses may be paid for individually (tuition is currently $600 per course) with the remainder of total program cost due at time of application for certification. A payment plan of $350 per month might be available beginning September 2019 for audit students only.

Applying

Ready to apply for the CTC? Use the CTC Application Form.  Once you’ve been accepted, we’ll send you information regarding how to register for classes.

Once you've submitted your application, please email the Coaching Program Assistant (or one of our campus coordinators) for help with getting registered for classes. 

You may take your first class, CO200/CO500 Introduction to Coaching, without applying to the program first. To do so, please reach out to one of our Coaching Coordinators listed on this page.

Fees and Financial Policies

*Rates are for the 2019-2020 school year. Increases may occur once a year in the Fall and apply to all participants. Being a part of the CTC program does not lock in rates.

Late payment fees may occur. 

Financial processes  (such as availability of payment plans) are subject to change. 

Refunds: Once a class has been taken, no refund for that class may be given. Refunds may be requested if the coaching class that you are registered for has not yet taken place.  Check with char Rose at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for specific details.

Questions?

Please direct all questions regarding the CTC to Laura Miltenberger (Coaching Program Assistant / CTC Coordinator) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503.517.1828.


Advanced Certificate in Transformational Coaching (Advanced CTC*)

*Prerequisite: Completion of Certificate in Transformational Coaching 

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The Advanced CTC is perfect for the CTC graduate who is working toward an ICF credential and/or who hopes to become a professional coach.

What You'll Receive:

  • The Western Seminary Advanced Certificate in Transformational Coaching 
  • The Completion of an ACTP (Approved Coach Training Program) through the International Coach Federation
  • Advanced One-On-One Mentor Coaching and Supervision
  • Training for growing your own coaching practice
  • Confidence in your professionalism and competency as a coach

Program Requirements 

  • CO208/CO508 Growing Your Coaching Practice
  • 40 Logged Hours of Paid or Bartered Coaching Experienced
  • Advanced One-On-One Coaching Supervision
  • Establishing Yourself as a Coach Research Project
  • Final Assessment and Application for Certification

Time to Complete

8 Months.

Cost

The Advanced Certificate in Transformational Coaching program costs $2,000 total.  A payment plan might be available at $250 per month might be available soon for audit students only. Otherwise, a payment plan of two installments of $1,000 is available.

Fees and Financial Policies

*Rates are for the 2019-2020 school year. Increases may occur once a year in the Fall and apply to all participants. Being a part of the CTC program does not lock in rates.

Late payment fees may occur. 

Financial processes  (such as availability of payment plans) are subject to change. 

Refunds:  No refunds will be given for training that has already been received. Refunds may be requested (but are not guarenteed) for portion pf process that has not yet taken place and that has not been received.  Check with char Rose at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for specific details.

Applying

If you have completed the Certificate in Transformational Coaching program, then you are eligible to apply for the Advanced CTC! Please reach out to the Coaching Program Assistant for instructions on how to apply.

Questions? 

Please direct all questions regarding the CTC to Laura Miltenberger (Coaching Program Assistant / CTC Coordinator) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503.517.1828.

Attention Existing Coaching Students:

If you began  the CTC program prior to September 2019,  before curriculum changes took place, you have the option to complete your certificate according to your original program plan. This option is available only until December of 2020.  Please contact the Coaching Program Assistance to discuss your options for program completion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.