Fielding Graduate University offers several graduate-level academic programs in evidence based executive coaching. Evidence based coaching links theory and research from a variety of appropriate disciplines—including psychology, communication and organizational studies—together with current techniques, skills and strategies in coaching. Enrollment in all courses is open to any professional who has completed an undergraduate degree. Focus in all programs is on executive coaching.
Year Long Graduate-Level Certificate: This program involves three 12 week online courses, 20 telephone training hours, and 2 face-to-face residential training sessions (one 4 day and one 5 day). Program completion grants participants ACTP certification from the International Coach Federation plus 12 units of graduate-level credit, at either the masters or doctorate level. (Fielding is one of the only universities in America granting PhD credit for coaching certification.) Annual enrollment dates: September, January, May.
12 Week Graduate-Level Certificate: This blended program involves 12 weeks online and 2 telephone training sessions. Program completion grants participants 40 coach continuing education credits from the ICF and 4 units of graduate-level academic credit. Annual enrollment dates: September, January, May.
Coach Continuing Education Credit Courses: Fielding offers a range of continuing education courses including Appreciative Coaching; Coaching and Action Research; and Evaluation and Use of Assessments in Coaching. All courses involve 12 weeks online and 2 telephone training sessions. Course completion grants participants approximately 30 coach continuing education credits and 4 units of graduate-level academic credit. Enrollment dates vary. Check website.
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