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Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching


Train to develop tomorrow’s leaders today as a leadership coach.
Train to develop tomorrow’s leaders today as a leadership coach.

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Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching

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Why Choose Walden?

BCC Exam Preparation

Complete the coursework and hands-on coaching to be eligible to take the BCC exam.

Learn 100% online

This fully online program provides knowledge and skills training without requiring in-person, face-to-face travel. Balance your studies with work and personal commitments.

Gain practical coaching experience.

Get the opportunity to complete and document the 30 hours of coaching required to be eligible to take the BCC certification exam and earn the BCC credential.

Apply Your Certificate Toward an Advanced Degree

Apply your certificate toward toward Walden’s online MS or PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology programs to save you time and money.

Program Details

Curriculum

Completion Requirements

  • 17 quarter credits (includes a 0 credit intensive)

View the COMPLETE CURRICULUM PLAN.

Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of the number of your transfer credits that Walden would accept, call an Enrollment Specialist at 855-646-5286.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor’s degree is required for admission to a graduate certificate program. Exceptions and other requirements may apply, depending on individual programs. Consult your Walden Enrollment Specialist about admission requirements for specific certificate programs. Call 844-977-8323 in the United States or see a list of international toll-free phone numbers.

 

Tuition and Fees

Curriculum ComponentRequirements Cost amount
Tuition17 credit hours  $570 per quarter hour$9,690
Virtual ResidencyOne in program  $1,420$1,420
Program FeePer quarter$175$350
   $11,460*

*Tuition and fees are subject to change. The tuition reflects credits taken for the minimum time to completion. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of the number of your transfer credits that Walden would accept, call an Enrollment Specialist at 855-646-5286.

Program Outcomes

Help Shape Today’s Leaders—and Tomorrow’s

Great coaches don't just tell people what to do—they empower people to recognize their strengths, harness their talents, and achieve their goals. In Walden’s Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching program, you’ll explore how to apply contemporary theories and evidence-based research to help aspiring leaders learn, grow, and be more effective. Coursework is aligned with Board Certified Coach (BCC) competency standards established by the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE).

Learning Outcomes 

All graduates will be prepared to:

  • Evaluate current theories and research in evidence-based coaching.

  • Integrate professional competencies in the application of evidence-based coaching.

  • Distinguish among major factors that impact leader development through coaching.

  • Analyze factors that impact leadership effectiveness on teams and in organizations.

  • Evaluate the role of leadership and evidence-based coaching in positive social change.

Career Outlook

According to the 2019 Executive Coaching Survey Report, the coaching field is expected to continue growing at a steady pace and professionals in the field agree that the use of coaching will increase.1 Walden’s Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching program can prepare you for a growing career niche that’s in need of qualified, reputable experts.

The average executive coach salary in the United States was $97,425 as of October 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $78,358 and $132,237, according to Salary.com.2 Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

A Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching can prepare you to pursue career options such as:

  • Leadership coach 

  • Executive coach 

  • Business coach 

  • Leadership consultant 

A Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching can prepare you to work in settings such as:

  • Business 

  • Education 

  • Healthcare 

  • Technology 

  • NGO/Nonprofits 

Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this graduate certificate program.

Resources

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1Source: Sherpa Coaching, 2019 Executive Coaching Survey Report.

2Source: Salary.com, Executive Coach Salary in the United States. National salary projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee actual salaries, and are subject to change.