ACTO Member Profile

Duquesne University

Duquesne University’s Professional Coach Certification Program PCCP), offered by the Palumbo Donahue School of Business, is the only university-based program in Pennsylvania accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF). The Professional Coach Certification Program aims to aid in the growth of each individual student. The program is divided into 8 course modules, each of which builds upon the lessons learned in the previous one. Ultimately, by the end of the course of study, certified coaches should be prepared to implement coaching in the organizations they work in or even set up a private practice. The skills learned throughout the program enhance leadership capabilities, and include: Understanding the coaching relationship; Demonstrating competency in coaching methods;  Developing trust in the coaching relationship; Maintaining ethical behavior and attitude and Gaining a stronger sense of self-awareness. 

Email Address

Phone Number (412) 396-1968

Point of Contact Christine Hughes


Program Type ACTP